The winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, now in paperback
First I had three
apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last. The graves open, and the sea rises to kill us all.
Then the doorbell rang, and I went downstairs and signed for two packages—
—from "This Morning"
In an array of poetic forms from the rhyming lyric to the philosophical meditation to the prose essay, 3 Sections confronts perplexing divisions of contemporary life—a wayward history, an indeterminate future, and a perpetual longing to out-think time. This is a vital book by one of America's best poets.