The Parable of Fire by James Reiss
Poems (Carnegie Mellon Poetry)

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A collection of poetry by James Reiss.

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James Reiss is Professor of English at Miami Universit
Published March 1, 1996 by Carnegie Mellon. 64 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Reiss explores various topics and situations, using the conceit of ""the fire storm [that], with every intention/ of blackening trees and singeing the moon,/ maps out a myth whose meaning is written on water."" From the dark ruminations of ""Castrati in Caesar's Court (""Now I hide behind smiles"...

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