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By Gregory Orr

ISBN-10: 1556592299

ISBN-13: 9781556592294

“The center of Orr’s poetry, now as ever, is the enigmatic snapshot . . . mystical, carnal, reflective, wry.”—San Francisco Review

This book-length series of ecstatic, visionary lyrics remembers Rumi in its look for the cherished and its passionate trust within the therapeutic characteristics of artwork and beauty.

Concerning the ebook that's the physique of the Beloved is an incantatory get together of the “Book,” an imaginary and self-gathering anthology of all of the lyrics—both poems and songs—ever written. each one poem highlights a different point of the human , and jointly the poems discover love, loss, recovery, the great thing about the area, the great thing about the liked, and the secret of poetry. the aim and gear of the booklet is to aid us reside by way of reconnecting us to the realm and to our emotional lives.

I placed the beloved
In a wood coffin.
the fireplace ate his body;
The flames gobbled her.
I positioned the beloved
In a poem or song.
Tucked it between
pages of the Book.
How shiny the flames.
All of me burning,
All of me on fire
And nonetheless whole.

There is not anything really like this book—an “active anthology” within the top sense—where contributors locate the poems and songs that may maintain them. Or the poems locate them.

Gregory Orr is the writer of 8 books of poetry, 4 volumes of feedback, and a memoir. He has acquired quite a few awards for his paintings, so much lately the Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. Orr has taught on the college of Virginia due to the fact that 1975 and was once, for a few years, the poetry editor of The Virginia Quarterly Review. He lives along with his relatives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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