A Wedding in Hell: Poems

Charles Simic

Anno: 1994
Rilegatura: Paperback
Pagine: 79 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 216 x 140 mm
Peso: 173 gr.
  • EAN: 9780156001298
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Four paper dolls hold hands like a family. They are cut from a morning newspaper that runs an ad for "heavenly" coffee next to a picture from a war zone. On television, refugees are crowding a road, while on the pay-per-view channel lovers are trading hungry kisses and tearing off each other's clothes. In his new volume of poems, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic juxtaposes the joys of the everyday - the unabashed pleasure of sex, the beauty of nature - against a haunting landscape of shattered windows, soldiers on the march, stray dogs, homeless men, and a God still making up His mind.