Selected Poems by John N. Morris
John N. Morris

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POETRY. SELECTED POEMS, the first published overview of a distinguished careerin poetry, has been drawn from the four volumes of verse publishedduring Morris's lifetime (along with three poems discovered after hisdeath) and is movingly introduced by the distinguished critic andteacher Helen Vender. "In Morris's hands the innocent activities of everyday life . take on a macabre clarity of outline. Read him and you cannot live your own life innocently again"-Helen Vendler.

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Published January 1, 2002 by The Press at Washington University. 155 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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""Archaeology"" begins ""Almost nothing mysterious is/ To be found./ This attracts us."" ""At Forest Lawn Cemetery"" (in Los Angeles) ends with Morris' plans to visit, next, ""the Homes of the Stars/ And the Universal Lot."" Strong poems address lost and realized hopes which link grandfather...

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