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Last Name. Poems for the Millennium: Part One is indeed exceptional in its breadth and historical contextualizations, one of the very best of its kind. After reading this anthology it is impossible not to have a better sense of some of the international dimensions and crosscurrents that constitute modernist poetry. This is that rare book that forces us to rethink what the poetic is and can be.
Its importance cannot be overstated. Kudos to Rothenberg and Joris for their passionate, discerning editorship, spanning cultures, sensibilities, and languages. This illuminating compendium displays the best of humanity's bardic inheritance and vision. It should be obligatory reading for all scholars, students, writers and lovers of poetry.
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May the wisdom in these poems benefit us all. In an accurately titled Poems for the Millennium we can at last sense the scope of the Revolution of the Word that's been in process since—oh, There's no other anthology like this one, no other overview so venturesome.
It's more like a Handbook of Inventors and Inventions, or of Explorers and Discoveries, that opens up all sorts of pathways for poetry from its past and future to a living present. I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows. I am who I am, from my head to my toes. I tend to get loud when speaking my mind. Even a little crazy some of the time.
I love this poem! People are always trying to fit in and be normal. I've always disregarded being "normal. Why would I be someone I am not? I am perfectly happy the way I What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow; What are brief? Today and tomorrow; What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth; What are deep?
The ocean and truth. Yes, it is perfection! Every line is simple in its truth. Agreed, agreed, this poem has done its deed! Lord, hear my prayer oh so dear.
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My heart is aching; my mind isn't clear. My love has left me; it hurts my soul. Without that love, I don't feel whole. I know how you feel.