Atlantis : Poems

by Mark Doty

Paperback, 1995

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Available

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Publication

New York : HarperPerennial, c1995.

Description

The poignant, accomplished new collection of poetry from the author of My Alexandria--1993 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Times Book Award, 1993 National Book Award Finalist.

User reviews

LibraryThing member snash
A collections of poems using luminous descriptions of the physical world, both natural and manmade, to illuminate the longings of life -- a life attempting to come to terms with death. Haunting and inspiring.
LibraryThing member Beamis12
3.5 i love poetry, it is often soothing to me, makes me look at things in different ways. This book came in my Strand book box, and it was a poet of which I had never heard. It highlights the beauty of the natural world, some striking images are invoked. It is also about death, death due to AIDS,
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but also the natural death due to their natural cycle in nature. Sunflowers, green crabs and even mackerel. It is hard to describe poetry without including a sample, unless it is a widely known poet. Unfortunately, however, all the poems are too lengthy, and I would be thing way to long. So you'll have to take my word for it, if you enjoy poetry give this one a chance.
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Awards

Lambda Literary Award (Winner — 1995)
Ambassador Book Award (Winner — Poetry — 1996)

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Inscribed by the author.
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