Czeslaw Milosz – A Treatise On Poetry
From the Preface - A Treatise On Poetry, 2001, HarperCollins, NY, translated by Robert Haas: First, plain speech in the mother tongue. Hearing it you should be able to see, as if in a flash of summer lightning, Apple trees, a river, a bend of a road. And it should contain more than images. Singsong …
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San Francisco Poet – FERLINGHETTI: A REBIRTH OF WONDER – Theatrical Trailer
“The Practice of the Wild” – Gary Snyder
Henry Gilpin (1922-2011) – Northern California Landscapes
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The San Francisco Renaissance – Kenneth Rexroth
Czeslaw Milosz – Biography – The Wilno Poet Under California Skies
Czeslaw Milosz - The Wilno Poet Under California Skies November 2012 It is not an anomaly to be transformed by the breadth and scope of the Northern California landscape. To stand on a mountain and look over the rocky shore and the expanse of the blue Pacific is a powerful sensation. While one's awe eventually …
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Gary Snyder – Thoreau Prize
Home Away From Home
Half Moon Bay, CA
Joan Didion – Blue Nights
Joan Didion is a writer I have enjoyed for many years. Her writing style is very direct and clear, and I think of Hemingway and Northern California's influence on her. I did not plan to read this book as I knew that it was focused on the death of her daughter and it is not …