The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015 by Joseph HutchisonThe World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015 by Joseph Hutchison

The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015

byJoseph Hutchison

Hardcover | October 1, 2016

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In THE WORLD AS IS: NEW & SELECTED POEMS, 1972-2015, Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison gives voice to pain and passion, sorrow and joy, longing and exaltation. His poems seem to result from a wrestling with angels-the angels of transformation we all must confront to survive what Robert Penn Warren called "this century, and moment, of mania." This poetry, dark as it can be, is also filled with compassion for the wounded psyche, the torn family, the persistence of nature, the gift of deep love, and the healing power of art. These poems sing with a sensuousness born of experience, insisting that there is more to everything than meets the eye. As Paul Éluard put it, "There is another world, but it is in this one." The world as is.

Joseph Hutchison, Poet Laureate of Colorado 2014-2018, was born in Denver, Colorado, and grew up in the northwestern-most neighborhood of the city. He was a founding editor of the literary magazine Pendragon and co-founder of Wayland Press, a literary publisher that for more than a decade produced books of both poetry and fiction. He i...
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Title:The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:The New York Quarterly FoundationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1630450375

ISBN - 13:9781630450373

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