I Think Again of Those Ancient Chinese Poets

by Tom Sexton

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"I Think Again of Those Ancient Chinese Poets is a collection of poetry from Tom Sexton as he ties in the traditional Chinese poetry into his own reflections on Alaska. A thoughtful blend, I Think Again of Those Ancient Chinese Poets is a strongly recommended read, not to be missed."
—Wisconsin Bookwatch

"He's an atavistic avatar of how to look hard yet write simply."
—The New York Times

 

This all-new collection by former Alaska poet laureate smoothly blends his life in Maine, his years in Alaska, and his love of Chinese poetry—which has been a key influence on his work—into a lyrical fantasy that will enchant lovers of verse. These tightly rhythmic, compact eight-line poems demonstrate a rare deftness with—and an even more uncommon ear for—language, revealing poetic form to be neither a puzzle nor an accomplishment in itself, but a compositional tool and a spur to creativity.

Tom Sexton was poet laureate of Alaska from 1995 to 2000. He is the author of eight books of poetry. His latest, A Clock with No Hands, is a collection of poems about his childhood in Lowell, Massachusetts. Sexton winters in Eastport, Maine and summers in Anchorage, Alaska.

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  • Paperback Price: $15.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60223-119-1
  • Ebook Price: $11.95
  • EISBN: 978-1-60223-120-7
  • Publication Month: February
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Pages: 72
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Tom Sexton
  • ECommerce Code: 9781602231191

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