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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 13 months ago 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 15 months ago by ersatzeden
Love it! Enjoy readings these poems out loud. I willing for more books of poems soon. Thank you very much!Published 16 months ago 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I have the 1988 edition, so it is outdated, but still a good buy.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 21 months ago 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
it's no wonder wilbur was once the poet laureate or that this collection won the pulitzer, the man is good. Read morePublished on September 7, 2001 by firstname.lastname@example.org