Edgar Bowers

(2 March 1924 - 4 February 2000 / Rome)

The Virgin Considered As A Picture - Poem by Edgar Bowers

Her unawed face, whose pose so long assumed
Is touched with what reality we feel,
Bends to itself and, to itself resumed,
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Comments about The Virgin Considered As A Picture by Edgar Bowers

  • (4/23/2012 8:02:00 AM)

    These are not comments
    And certainly not poems
    Bowers IS a poet
    Leave him alone
    He needs no pedantic analogy
    I just did the same
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  • (4/22/2012 3:33:00 PM)

    The subtlety and perfection of this Petrarchan sonnet reveals Bowers as a genius of insight and a master of
    language. I bow before the man who could see and say at this high level. Vivienne
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  • William F. Dougherty (1/23/2011 4:23:00 PM)

    A masterly sonnet on a delicate analogy. 'Ut pictura poesis.' (Report) Reply

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