A Tall, Serious Girl by George Stanley
Selected Poems 1957-2000

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Poetry. This new collection of poems from George Stanley includes his acclaimed "White Matches" and "Paradise Shelter" as well as other selections spanning his remarkable oeuvre. "From the first, George Stanley was one of those great natural talents of whom all other poets are jealous. There is an ease and deftness to his line, his sense of tone, the acuity of his vision that is so constantly on target as to be eerie"—Ron Silliman.

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Published January 1, 2003 by Qua Books. 224 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Associated with the San Francisco circle of poets around Jack Spicer, Stanley moved to British Columbia in 1971, all but removing himself from American attention, but allowing him to develop into a poet into with a unique, exquisite breadth of reference—and paradoxically, a matchless elegist of S...

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