9780807128596

Autumn Grasses : Poems

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807128596

  • ISBN10:

    0807128597

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
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Summary

Inspired by a daily engagement calendar that features the art of Japan, Gibson creates poems that are delicate reminders of English-based forms filled with the spirit of Zen. Advertising.

Author Biography

Margaret Gibson is the author of eight books of poetry, including The Vigil, a finalist for the National Book Award; Long Walks in the Afternoon, a Lamont Selection of the Academy of American Poets; Earth Elegy: New and Selected Poems; and Icon and Evidence. She has been awarded two Pushcart Prizes, the James W. Boatwright Prize, the Melville Cane Award of the Poetry Society of America, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant for her work, which has also appeared in numerous anthologies and literary magazines. She is a visiting professor at the University of Connecticut and lives in Preston

Table of Contents

Autumn Grasses
1(2)
Noh Robe
3(1)
Toko's Cat
4(1)
Sweetfish in a Spring Current
5(1)
Woman at Her Writing Table
6(1)
The Gathering at the Orchid Pavilion
7(1)
Beginner's Mind
8(2)
Japanese White-Eyes
10(1)
Boy Juggling
11(2)
The Zen Master Seiogyu
13(1)
Frost in May
14(1)
Baika
15(2)
Korin's Bridge
17(1)
Marriage Bed (I)
18(1)
A Chinese Beauty Considers the Peony
19(1)
Summer Garden
20(1)
Poppies
21(2)
Next Morning Letter
23(2)
Summer
25(1)
Summer Birds and Flowers (I)
26(2)
Summer Birds and Flowers (II)
28(1)
The Bobcat
29(2)
Poem Beginning with an Image of Fireflies
31(3)
Girl with Violin
34(1)
Marriage Bed (II)
35(2)
Tagasode (Whose Sleeves?)
37(1)
Kimono with Cricket Cages in Moonlight
38(1)
Evening Mist
39(2)
Scene from The Tales of Ise
41(2)
Bellflowers for the Tokonoma
43(2)
Today Also
45(1)
Mimizuku
46(1)
Yamauba to Kintoki
47(2)
The Hag Ibaragi
49(2)
The Tao of Love
51(1)
Fox Wedding
52(1)
Marriage Bed (III)
53(1)
From the Brothel Window Darkening Fields at Sunset
54(2)
Bamboo Yards at Kyobashi
56(1)
The Temptation of Prince Siddhartha
57(1)
The Great Wave at Kanagawa
58(2)
Autumn Joy
60(1)
Japanese Chrysanthemums
61(1)
Equinox
62(1)
Mt. Fuji on the Lid of the Writing Box
63(1)
Naming It
64(1)
Presque Isle
65(1)
Autumn Ivy
66(1)
Flock of Cranes
67(2)
Drifting Boat
69(1)
The Giant Snowball
70(2)
Wild Duck
72(1)
Kinryuzan Temple at Asakusa
73(1)
Gift
74(1)
Fox Fire at the Changing Tree
75(1)
Coming and Going
76(2)
Round and Round the Entry Screen
78(1)
Woman Resting on a Bundle of Kindling
79(2)
Notes 81

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