Barbara Guest

Barbara Guest

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Barbara Guest
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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Barbara Guest née Barbara Ann Pinson (September 6, 1920 – February 15, 2006) was an American poet and prose stylist. Guest first gained recognition as a member of the first generation New York School of poetry. Guest wrote more than 15 books of poetry spanning sixty years of writing. In 1999, she was awarded the Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement ...
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Sound and Structure
On this dry prepared path walk heavy feet.
This is not "dinner music." This is a power structure.
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2.
Photographs
In the past we listened to photographs. They heard our voice speak.
Alive, active. What had been distance was memory. Dusk came,
Pushed us forward, emptying the laboratory each night undisturbed by
Erasure.
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3.
Words
The simple contact with a wooden spoon and the word
recovered itself, began to spread as grass, forced
as it lay sprawling to consider the monument where
patience looked at grief, where warfare ceased
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4.
Eating Chocolate Ice Cream: Reading Mayakovsky
Since I've decided to revolutionize my life
since
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decided
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5.
Barrels
Y otras pasan; y viéndome tan triste,
toman un poquito de ti
en la abrupta arruga de mi hondo dolor.
Cesar Vellejo
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Alistair 31 August 2018
I, live near Oxford and travelled the world, I loved Wilmington, NC the best And to Berkeley with Joanne, , but I never met Barbara Guest But I never met The Barbara Guest
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