By Raymond Carver
"Carver's poetry is like a virtually invisible strand of fishing line reeling us all jointly, connecting us by means of the heart." --San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle
This prodigiously wealthy assortment means that Raymond Carver used to be not just America's most interesting author of brief fiction, but additionally considered one of its so much large-hearted and affecting poets. Like Carver's tales, the greater than three hundred poems in we all are marked by means of a willing realization to the actual global; an uncanny skill to compress enormous feeling into discreet moments; a voice of conversational intimacy, and an unstinting sympathy.
This entire version brings jointly the entire poems of Carver's 5 prior books, from Fires to the posthumously released No Heroics, Please. It additionally includes bibliographical and textual notes on person poems; a chronology of Carver's existence and paintings; and a relocating advent by way of Carver's widow, the poet Tess Gallagher.
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Pero este juez tambien es victima y al condenarme, se condena: no escribe a nadie, a nadie llama, a si mismo se escribe, en si se olvida, y se rescata, y vuelve a ser yo mismo. \'rite When over the paper the pen goes writing in any solitary hour, who drives the pen? To whom is he writing, he who writes for me, this shore made of lips, made of dream, a hill of stillness, abyss, shoulder on which to forget the world forever? Someone in me is writing, moves my hand, hears a word, hesitates, halted between green mountains and blue sea.
29 POEMS [1941-1948] Two bodies face to face are at times knives and the night lightning. Two bodies face to face are two stars that fall in an empty sky. Life Glimpsed Lightning or fish in the night of the sea and birds, lightning in the night of the forest. Bones are lightning in the night of the body. Oh world, everything is night and life is lightning. Epitaph for a Poet He wanted to sing, to sing to forget his true life of lies and to remember his lying life of truths. 30 THE POEMS OF OCTAVIO PAZ Mar por la tarde AJuan Jose Arreola Altos muros del agua, torres altas, aguas de pronto negras contra nada, impenetrables, verdes, grises aguas, aguas de pronto blancas, deslumbradas.
Time that freezes over, or time hurling down, time that is the sea and sea that is an iceberg from the moon, raging mother, huge and wounded beast whose entrails time consumes. 32 THE POEMS OF OCTAVIO PAZ Mientras escribo Cuando sobre el papel la pluma escribe, a cualquier hora solitaria, lquien la guia? lA quien escribe el que escribe por mi, orilla hecha de labios y de suefio, quieta colina, golfo, hombro para olvidar al mundo para siempre? Alguien escribe en mi, mueve mi mano, escoge una palabra, se detiene, duda entre el mar azul y el monte verde.
All of Us: The Collected Poems by Raymond Carver