• Title: Yin: New Poems
  • Author: Carolyn Kizer
  • ISBN: 9780918526441
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Yin New Poems Pulitzer Prize for Poetry For nearly years Carolyn Kizer has been writing poetry that is imaginative moving and funnye is still at the top of her powers This is a wonderful book Washington Po
    1985 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry For nearly 25 years Carolyn Kizer has been writing poetry that is imaginative, moving and funnye is still at the top of her powers This is a wonderful book Washington Post Book World

    One Reply to “Yin: New Poems”

    1. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1985?). I only found 5 titles I would bother to read again: Children; In the First Stanza; Race Relations; Medicine; and Fanny. The latter appears to be adapted from the journal of a white woman who lived a few years on Samoa in the 1890s.

    2. This is one of the 10 books of poetry that I pulled off my shelves to read this year, books I bought along the way but never read. It's hard to not berate myself while reading these books, to be irriated with myself for coming so late to something so marvelous. Instead, I want to congratulate me for finally reading Kizer who the literary world already knows is well worth it. I marked about 15 poems with little flags for future study or because they touched me uniquely: "The Blessing," "Three fro [...]

    3. I only like a few of these poems. The rest have not aged well. I cannot believe this won the pulitzer. Her later work is much better.

    4. This was a little hit or miss for me, but when it hit it was great! I was looking for a feminist poet and while that doesn't begin to entirely describe Kizer I enjoyed her work.

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