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A Dream of Summer Robert Atwan

A Dream of Summer

Robert Atwan

Published June 15th 2004
ISBN : 9780641940873
Hardcover
98 pages
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A Dream of Summer assembles thirty-seven poems evocative of the experience and joy of summertime. Illustrated throughout with pen-and-ink drawings, this volume focuses on the sensuality of summertime and the varieties of summer experience. It is aMoreA Dream of Summer assembles thirty-seven poems evocative of the experience and joy of summertime. Illustrated throughout with pen-and-ink drawings, this volume focuses on the sensuality of summertime and the varieties of summer experience. It is a love letter to the sultry heat, crashing thunderstorms, endless days, and short nights. Gathered here is work by illustrious poets of the past - among them William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, John Keats, and Alfred Lord Tennyson - as well as more contemporary artists like Louise Gluck, Yusef Komunyakaa, Marge Piercy, and Charles Simic.