Enduring Ties : Poems of Family RelationshipsISBN: 158642064X;
Book DescriptionTHE 128 POEMS IN Enduring Ties celebrate family life, collecting in a single anthology the human story through poetic glimpses of our most intimate and committed relationships. Organized in sections that track the course of a single life — growing up, marrying, childbearing, parenting, growing older, parting, and inheriting — these short and accessible poems are drawn from twenty-five-hundred years of world literature: from Sappho to Nikki Giovanni and Elizabeth Bishop,from John Donne to Yehuda Amichai and James Merrill. The ties of family life are universal, and Grant Hardy’s selection represents a multicultural experience. African American, Latino, and Asian American voices are all represented here, as are poetic traditions from around the world and through the ages, including a generous sampling from medieval China. Each poet affirms the strength and fragility of the long-term ties of kinship, the joy and pleasure set against the real...
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