Synopses & Reviews
In the companion volume to his PBS series, Bill Moyers celebrates the vitality of English in its most essential form. His interviews with a dazzlingly diverse array of writers reveal that poetry is flourishing all over America, reaching across borders of race, gender, and culture.
Table of Contents
Pt. 1. Welcome to the Mainland : Sekou Sundiata and Naomi Shihab Nye -- pt. 2. Love's confusing joy : Coleman Barks -- pt. 3. The field of time : Sandra McPherson and Linda McCarriston -- pt. 4. Some can sing : Robert Hass, Claribel Alegrâia and Carolyn Forchâe -- pt. 5. Here in the mind : Gary Snyder and Daisy Zamora -- pt. 6. Swirl like a leaf : Jimmy Santiago Baca, Robert Bly, and Marilyn Chin -- pt. 7. The heart of things : Adrienne Rich, Michael S. Harper and Victor Hernâandez Cruz -- pt. 8. Come celebrate with me : Lucille Clifton and David Mura.