The River Of Heaven Was Awarded The 1987 Lamont Poetry Prize Of The Academy Of American Poets For A Distinguished Second Book Of Poems Judges Philip Booth, Alfred Corn, Mary Oliver In It Garrett Hongo Has Drawn From His Unusual Background Born In Volcano, Hawaii, Of Japanese Ancestry, And Educated In California At Pomona To Provide The Materials For Poems That Would Be Highly Exotic Were They Not Infused With A Level Headed Sense Of Realism And A Strong Feeling That Mundane Realities Are Perfectly Natural Material For The Poetry Of Our Time Here, Garrett Hongo Transforms His Mundane Realities Into Elegant Poetry The Volcanoes Of Hawaii, The Gritty Urban Streets Of Los Angeles, A California Beach After The Death Of His Father The Places Of Garrett Hongo S Past Metamorphose Into A Poetry That Is Compelling And Immediate.
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- 67 pages
- The River of Heaven: Poems
- Garrett Hongo
- 05 March 2017 Garrett Hongo