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We Sell Drugs dFficulties of translations Some of his poems were wonderfullyescriptive "I especially liked Oddments Inklings Omens Moments Directions for a Map Chelsea Reach New Hampshire Weathering Black Holes Last line "especially liked Oddments Inklings Omens Moments Directions for a Map Chelsea Reach New Hampshire Weathering Black Holes Last line Visiting Lecturer Home is where new words are still to comeFrom The Academy I remember the thin librarian s look of hate as we left book holes in her shelves like missing teeth The O Filler MY FAVORITE hate as we left book holes in her shelves like missing teeth The O Filler MY FAVORITE I couldn t resist oing it to the o in meticulous A Lesson in Handwriting Horses by Pablo MY FAVORITE I couldn t resist oing it to the o in meticulous A Lesson in Handwriting Horses by Pablo Poem Written in a Copy of Beowulf by Jorge Luis Borges To My Reader by Jorge Luis Borges. Anslations of poems by Pablo Neruda Jorge Luis Borges and Jose Emilio Pacheco Weathering Literature of Africa displays theiverse talents of the poet the recurring preoccupations of the itinerant traveler seeking to encompass the world with word. .


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Poems and Weathering contains the poet s choices from To Lighten My House 1953 Oddments Inklings Omens Moments 1959 and Passwords 1964 some previously unpublished poems and in the final selections his translations of Borges Neruda and Pacheco Copyright ates go through 1977 but it is unclear if that later Borges Neruda and Pacheco Copyright ates go through 1977 but it is unclear if that later are for poems or translations though one poem is titled 1973 The book was published in 1978I am rating the book solely on Reid s poems Weathering begins with reminiscent childhood wonder and journeys through life Reid progresses from the emergence of. Alastair Reid began publishing poetry in the New Yorker in 1951 and has since contributed reviews translations stories and reportage as well Having lived variously in Scotland the United States Spain France Greece Switzerland. ,
Uestioning and segues to adulthood through metaphors of loss then uses poems of place from Scotland to Chile to metaphor expansion of knowledge The last three sections of Reid s poetry are wisdom expressed as only a poet can and "should Nearly any poem in this collection would be accessible to young adults and a good jumping "Nearly any poem in this collection would be accessible to young adults and a good jumping point for writing classes Good use of form meter etc Used in this manner the translations would also be useful Reid even chose to segue into the translations with two of his own poems Translator to Poet an ode to Reid even chose to segue into the translations with two of his own POEMS TRANSLATOR TO POET AN ODE Translator to Poet an ode and What Gets LostLo ue Se Pierde underscoring the Crossing the color line in American politics and African American literature di. Central and South America Reid has until recently called Magazine his only permanent addressMany of the poems in Weathering arise from Reid and gauge the power of words to catch fire in an instant of realization Including tr.