Drawn from more than a dozen books and presented in chronological order, the poems in this collection trace the poet's progress from the serious metaphysical poems of her youth, to her secular and religious love-poems, poems about nature and art, and elegThe seed, the simple thing must die If only to restore Our faith in fruitful, hidden things. ... I watched the shadows of my old self dwindle As softly on my recollection stole A mood the senses could not touch or ... fire no earnest prayer can kindle; Old parts of peace dissolved into a whole And like a bright thing proud in its newanbsp;...
|Title||:||Collected poems, 1953-1985|
|Publisher||:||Carcanet Pr - 1987-01-01|