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Disclaimer: I am a fan of Wilbur. I had another volume of Wilbur's poems then recently purchased this one because it is both comprehensive and easy to maneuver in contents and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Dakota
I'm not the most literary person in the world and I'm relatively poorly read when it comes to poetry, but I can't see any poet, past or future, soon surpassing my love of Richard... Read morePublished 9 months ago by jaxju
In so reading Richard Wilbur's poems, I suggest ordering a copy of "Responses: Prose Pieces, 1953-1976". Read morePublished 13 months ago by Andrew Davis
Since 1943, the heir of Robert Frost in the American tradition of close, poetical description of our every day wonders. The man's the gift of his generation to our shared future. Read morePublished on November 13, 2013 by William A. Conelly
It was a privilege to have been able to come across such a masterpiece in the midst of our present cultural desert. Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by Martin Newman
This is a wonderful collection of the poems of a man who might be considered "a poet's poet." Wilbur works brilliantly in such traditional forms as the sonnet and aubade, and the... Read morePublished on January 3, 2012 by Kurt
Luckily for latecomers, either by birth or the random nature of things,
the Collected works of poets present a very handy one-stop, a catch
of their oeuvre, and that is... Read more
Our library poetry group is feasting on this collected bounty of original thought. We have such fun unwrapping each poem until we arrive at its essence. Read morePublished on October 27, 2011 by L. M. Keefer