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From the huddling men in a Rembrandt print to an image in a bathroom mirror that might be Christ or a mere smudge, David Yezzi, with his precisely carved and subtly cutting language, questions and considers the surfaces of our perceptions and the life they conceal-that which suggests, asks, demands to be seen. In this deeply philosophical book, Yezzi deploys a mobile intelligence that reaches from the world of art to the landscape of the mind's cravings and demonstrates a capacious gift for using the formal techniques of poetry in unobtrusive and captivating ways, rendering verse that is both poetically rich and emotionally charged


A debut collection from a respected poet and critic.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.

About the Author

David Yezzi is director of New York's 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center. His critical writings have appeared in the New York Times, New Yorker, and other major publications; and his poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Paris Review, Yale Review, New England Review, and other journals. This is his first book of poetry.

Table of Contents

Part One: Beatitudes of Poverty, Morandi's Bottles, Woman Holding a Fox, Chekhovian Landscape, Exit Pursued, Aporias, The Hidden Model; Part Two: Lini, Conversation of the Pharisees, The Graven Image, Vertigo in St. Paul's, Hand to Mouth, Foundry Road, What To Do with a Mountain Lake; Part Three: Sad is Eros, Builder of Cities, Allegro, On a Cliff above Seal Rocks, On a Mandarin Inscription, Epithalamium, Superstition, Letter to L.A., Upon Julia's Breasts; Part Four: Bicoastal, Casco Pasage, Red Shift, His Boat, Nostalgia for a New City, Invention with Seascape, Oracle of the Great Oak, Gracie Pier, The Double

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Yezzi, David
Triquarterly Books
Evanston, Ill.
American - General
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Single Author / American
Poetry-A to Z
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