Citations with the tag: HIRSCH, Edward, 1950-

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  • Infertility.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p94 

    The poem "Infertility" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: We don't know how to name; Last Line: the cold slopes of the absolute.

  • Uncertainty.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p99 

    The poem "Uncertainty" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: We couldn't tell if it was a fire in the hills; Last Line: And the blaze awaited them, too.

  • Scorched.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p104 

    The poem "Scorched" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: It comes back to me as the enigma; Last Line: two bodies cast from the bright flames.

  • The Reader.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p114 

    The poem "The Reader" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: It waited for him in the dusty treatises; Last Line: And emptiness, which he would not call God.

  • The Welcoming.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p115 

    The poem "The Welcoming" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: After the long drought; Last Line: joy everlasting . . .

  • Solstice.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p121 

    The poem "Solstice" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Remember how the city looked from the harbor; Last Line: and the night clamped shut.

  • Posthumous Orpheus.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p122 

    The poem "Posthumous Orpheus" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: He wandered through a patchwork of open fields; Last Line: And then he gave up, defeated, and stopped singing.

  • Art Pepper.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p124 

    The poem "Art Pepper" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: It's the broken phrases, the fury inside him. Last Line: The white grief-stricken wail.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p127 

    The poem "Mergers and Acquisitions" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Beyond junk bonds and oil spills, Last Line: a failed grief, a lost radiance.

  • Earthly Light.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p128 

    The poem "Earthly Light" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I thought of northern skies flooded; Last Line: earth that is so fleeting, so real.

  • The Poet at Seven.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p139 

    The poem "The Poet at Seven" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: He could be any seven-year-old on the lawn, Last Line: laboring to express itself through him.

  • Ocean of Grass.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p140 

    The poem "Ocean of Grass" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: The ground was holy, but the wind was harsh; Last Line: for those who drowned in an ocean of grass.

  • American Summer.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p141 

    The poem "American Summer" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Each day was a time clock that scarcely moved, Last Line: the freedom of walking out into the open air.

  • Hotel Window.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p143 

    The poem "Hotel Window" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Aura of absence, vertigo of non-being--- Last Line: and it was dizzying, relentless, eternal.

  • Idea of the Holy.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p145 

    The poem "Idea of the Holy" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Out of the doleful city of Dis; Last Line: and sailed to the far side of nothing.

  • A Treatise on Ecstasy.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p148 

    The poem "A Treatise on Ecstasy" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Touching your body; Last Line: of a book that burst into flames.

  • Denis Diderot.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p149 

    The poem "Denis Diderot" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: The strange, enlightening subject of love; Last Line: yourself the encyclopedia of love.

  • Heinrich Heine.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p152 

    The poem "Heinrich Heine" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I come to you as a whole-hearted man. Last Line: We are drowning. All that rescues us is love.

  • Charles Baudelaire.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p154 

    The poem "Charles Baudelaire" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: These speculations afford me great pleasure; Last Line: Evil comes enswathed in every pleasure.

  • Margaret Fuller.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p157 

    The poem "Margaret Fuller" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Thank you for attending this conversation on love. Last Line: A woman can no longer be sacrificed for love.

  • Tristan Tzara.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p159 

    The poem "Tristan Tzara" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: There is nosuch thing as a dada lecture; Last Line: I am opposed to every system except one.

  • Gertrude Stein.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p161 

    The poem "Gertrude Stein" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Love happens to be an astonishing state, Last Line: Love happens to be. An astonishing state.

  • Marina Tsvetaeva.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p164 

    The poem "Marina Tsvetaeva" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Human thresholds are meant to be crossed, Last Line: I would be a swing that soars for love.

  • Oscar Ginsburg.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p167 

    The poem "Oscar Ginsburg" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends and Strangers: Last Line: son, brooding about the strangeness of love.

  • Colette.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p169 

    The poem "Colette" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: My mother used to say, "Sit down, dear, Last Line: Savor the world. Consume the feast with love.

  • The Craving (The Odyssey, Book Twelve).
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p174 

    The poem "The Craving" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I needed a warning from the goddess; Last Line: I crave those voices dreaming in my sleep.

  • The Sentence (Inferno, Canto Five).
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p176 

    The poem "The Sentence" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: When you read Canto Five aloud last night; Last Line: our heaven will always be our hell, a swoon.

  • In the Mourning Fields (The Aeneid, Book Six).
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p177 

    The poem "In the Mourning Fields" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: The world below is starless, stark and deep, Last Line: here in earth, a pitiless world above.

  • Yahrzeit Candle.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p181 

    The poem "Yahrzeit Candle" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: You've lit a candle on the counter between us, Last Line: and cupping the losses, our bowl of flame.

  • Dates.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p182 

    The poem "Dates" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I am walking under the palm trees in Miami, Last Line: The taste of dates is holy.

  • The Forgetfulness Chair.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p200 

    The poem "The Forgetfulness Chair" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: my obstinate, self-absorbed, courageous; Last Line: and never found his way back to the living.

  • The Asphodel Meadows.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p201 

    The poem "The Asphodel Meadows" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I dreamt that I found our bloodless Shades; Last Line: and then I wake with you in my arms.

  • Branch Library.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p209 

    The poem "Branch Library" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I wish I could find that skinny, long-beaked boy; Last Line: radiating heat, singing with joy.

  • Playing the Odds.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p210 

    The poem "Playing the Odds" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: The Vegas lights are glaring at one a.m. Last Line: with as much tenderness and desperation.

  • The Chardin Exhibition.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p212 

    The poem "The Chardin Exhibition" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: While I was studying the copper cistern; Last Line: to defy death on a sheet of blue paper.

  • The Minimalist Museum.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p218 

    The poem "The Minimalist Museum" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I am driving our house on Sul Ross; Last Line: to the minor triumphs, the major failures.

  • Late March.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p223 

    The poem "Late March" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Saturday morning in late March. Last Line: and bereft when it disappeared.

  • Boy with a Headset.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p227 

    The poem "Boy With a Headset" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: He is wearing baggy shorts and a loud T-shirt; Last Line: before sailing out over the treetops.

  • Green Figs.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p228 

    The poem "Green Figs" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: I want to live like that little fig tree; Last Line: and brought honey out of the rock.

  • The Sweetness.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p229 

    The poem "The Sweetness" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: the times my sad heart knew a little sweetness; Last Line: the times my sad heart knew a little sweetness.

  • A New Theology.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p230 

    The poem "A New Theology" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: God couldn't bear their happiness; Last Line: exactly like us, love, exactly like us.

  • To the Subway.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p232 

    The poem "To the Subway" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: Underground horse, I board you at Grand Central; Last Line: and climb your stairs into the bright air.

  • Green Couch.
    Hirsch, Edward // Living Fire; 2010, p233 

    The poem "Green Couch" by Edward Hirsch is presented. First Line: That was the year I lived without fiction; Last Line: and take a narrow green path to the clearing.

  • Bounty.
    Hirsch, Edward // Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts; Winter2007/Spring2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p267 

    Presents the poem "Bounty," by Edward Hirsch. First Line: You had your compass, your city campus, Last Line: you had your own stern covenant with life.

  • Special Orders.
    HIRSCH, EDWARD // American Poet; Spring2009, Vol. 36, p55 

    The article presents the poem "Special Orders," by Edward Hirsch. First Line: Give me back my father walking the halls; Last Line: and sketch you a container for it.

  • Charades.
    HIRSCH, EDWARD // American Poet; Spring2009, Vol. 36, p56 

    The article presents the poem "Charades," by Edward Hirsch. First Line: We waited on two sides of the subway tracks: Last Line: into the station and you disappeared.

  • INFERTILITY.
    Hirsch, Edward // New Republic;  

    Presents the poem "Infertility," by Edward Hirsch.

  • High Reachers.
    Shaw, Robert B. // Poetry; Dec94, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p158 

    Comments on the book "Earthly Measures," by Edward Hirsch. Appeal of Hirsch's poems; Interpretation of poem "Sortes Virgilianae," subtitled "The Fortune-teller's Words to the Poet"; Context of selected quotations; Different kinds of visions.

  • The Desire Manuscripts.
    Hirsch, Edward // Paris Review; Spring2002, Vol. 44 Issue 161, p33 

    Presents the poem "The Desire Manuscripts," by Edward Hirsch. First Line: I. The Craving; Last Line: still singing about us, what might have been.

  • Away from Dogma.
    Hirsch, Edward // Paris Review; Winter92, Vol. 34 Issue 125, p163 

    Presents the poem "Away from Dogma," by Edward Hirsch. First Line: 1. In Portugal; Last Line: God came down and possessed her.

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