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ISBN:1931112037
Author: Glori Simmons
ISBN13: 978-1931112031
Title: Graft: Poems (New Odyssey Series)
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ePUB size: 1867 kb
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Language: English
Category: Poetry
Publisher: Truman State Univ Press (December 1, 2001)
Pages: 62

Graft: Poems (New Odyssey Series) by Glori Simmons



New Odyssey Poetry Series. American History/American Studies. This title is OUT OF PRINT. These poems traverse the realms of art, history, horticulture, and medicine, excavating our sensual world to find meaning. Glori Simmons is the recipient of several poetry prizes including the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award and Lucille Medwick Memorial Award. Originally from the Northwest, she currently lives in San Francisco.

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In Roald Hoffmann's fourth collection of poetry, 'Soliton', we face the full scope and power of his outlook - he writes of nature and bittersweet love, Jewish themes and his Holocaust survival. Sometimes they are funny, and always carefully observed and reflective. His work is intriguing, mysterious, ambitious, and accomplished.

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The Odyssey's depiction of the bard as a minstrel in the service of local kings also gives some insight into the life of the poet practicing his craft. What is undeniable is that the works of Homer proved to be the most influential not merely for the poets of ancient times but also for the later epic poets of Western literature. There is much evidence to support the theory that The Iliad and The Odyssey were written by different authors, perhaps as much as a century apart. The diction of the two works is markedly different, with The Iliad being reminiscent of a much more formal, theatric. Thetis goes to the palace of Vulcan to obtain new arms for her son. "Thee, welcome, goddess! what occasion calls (So long a stranger) to these honour'd walls?

These poems traverse the realms of art, horticulture, history, and medicine, excavating our sensual world to find meaning. From Eve's out-held hand to Madame Roentgen's ring-clad hand x-ray, these poems seek understanding through the senses and preservation through the witnessing of small acts. The poet's ability to enter into the experience of others than herself, and to identify interesting and unjustly neglected lives, gives these poems a rich sense of perspective and a broad appeal.