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The joy of a new love, the birth of a first child, the welcoming home of a son from war, the first acquisition of this Wilbur work- all treasures to be found in the same trove! Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. Soto
Wilbur's genius lies not only in the subjects of his poetry, but in the creative and complex execution of his poems through his acute language.Published on August 5, 2013 by Kyle
Soldier, philosopher, scholar -- his poems are fresh and timely and resonant. Some are riddles, some are observations on the news of the day, one is not labeled as a haiku but is... Read morePublished on June 22, 2013 by ersatzeden
Love it! Enjoy readings these poems out loud. I willing for more books of poems soon. Thank you very much!Published on May 20, 2013 by Beverly Riggs
I have the 1988 edition, so it is outdated, but still a good buy. There is a newer edition which also features his more recent work.Published on December 7, 2012 by Sean P.
Richard Wilbur is a master of form. His poems are incredibly stately, balanced, intelligent, and beautiful, and then one notices that everything rhymes exactly where it's supposed... Read morePublished on February 18, 2006 by Franklin W. Dixon
Richard Wilbur is undoubtedly the best poet of the last half of the 20th century. This book collects all his poetry other than Mayflies (published later) and a couple... Read morePublished on August 3, 2003 by Mark DeBolt