Poetry. swallowed on purpose to make the taker have bliss, all the world are nothing like lips hair, cheeks. in the breath hear speak faith, make love groan swear my judgment in deeds (from Artery). Selections from GIVING UP THE GHOST, A'S DREAM, THE GRACES, A POSSIBLE LIFE, CODEX, INTO DISTANCES, A DOOR, FOUR VIEWS OUT OF PARIS and INVOLUNTARY LYRICS, as well as previously uncollected pieces. THE PARADISE OF FORMS is a beautiful book and an excellent selection of Shurin's work. A poetry of lyric complexity, determined in its exploration of the `personal' as a territory of multiple voices and multiple selves - Michael Palmer. For three decades Aaron Shurin's poetry has been at the forefront of innovative American writing. An essayist and teacher as well as a poet, his work has appeared in over a dozen U.S. and international anthologies, and he has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council. Shurin teaches creative writing at San Francisco State U
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Published January 1, 1999
by Talisman House.
Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction.