Synopses & Reviews
A never-before-published poem for children by the Nobel laureate
In the beginning there were just waves
hammering at the obstacles . . .
So begins a lovely, thought-provoking poem that Joseph Brodsky wrote in 1995. It is about the first discoverers of America -- fish, birds, then man. But it is also about a land that even today is full of secrets waiting to be discovered. Illustrated in collage and gouache by Vladimir Radunsky, this poem is, finally, a celebration of our world -- a world open to possibilities.
In a celebration of the world, the Nobel laureate's previously unpublished poem tells about the first discoverers of America--fish, birds, then man. Full color.
A poem for children by the Nobel laureate muses on the past discoverers of America-fish, birds, then man-as well as future discoverers. Illustrated in gouache and collage, the poem is ultimately a celebration of a world open to possibilities.