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Selected and last poems, 1931-2004 / Czeslaw Milosz ; foreword by Seamus Heaney ; last poems translated by Anthony Milosz.

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  • ISBN: 9780062095886 :
  • ISBN: 0062095889 :
  • Description: xx, 345 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Ecco pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco,

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General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: I. Selected poems. A note on the texts and their selection ; The door stands open / by Seamus Heaney ; A footnote, many years later / by Czeslaw Milosz -- Dawns -- "You strong night . . ." -- The song -- Slow River -- Encounter -- A book in the ruins -- Campo dei fiori -- Song of a citizen -- A poor Christian looks at the ghetto -- The world -- A song on the end of the world -- Café -- Outskirts -- Flight -- From A treatise on poetry: III. the spirit of history -- In Warsaw -- Dedication -- Mid-twentieth-century portrait -- Song on porcelain -- Ocean -- Greek portrait -- Earth -- Mittelbergheim -- Esse -- Album of dreams -- No more -- Magpiety -- Throughout our lands -- Veni Creato -- Bobo's metamorphosis -- I sleep a lot -- Elegy for N. N. -- And that city stood in brightness -- To Robinson Jeffers -- Sentences -- Window -- With trumpets and zithers -- Whiteness -- When the moon -- On the road -- Incantation -- Ars poetica? -- My faithful mother tongue -- City without a name -- To Raja Rao -- So little -- Seasons -- Gift -- From the rising of the sun -- A magic mountain -- Temptation -- Secretaries -- Amazement -- Idea -- Notes -- The separate notebooks: a mirrored gallery -- The separate notebooks: the wormwood star -- Bypassing Rue Descartes -- Rivers -- After paradise -- The hooks of a corset -- Annalena -- Yellow bicycle -- Winter -- At dawn -- The city -- Anka -- Theodicy -- Table I -- Table II -- My-ness -- "To find my home . . ." -- In a jar -- Mary Magdalen and I -- A confession -- With her -- 1945 -- Fear-dream -- Six lectures in verse -- And yet the books -- On parting with my wife, Janina -- Blacksmith shop -- Adam and Eve -- Linnaeus -- Mister Hanusevich -- The thistle, the nettle -- In common -- Conversation with Jeanne -- On a beach -- December 1 -- Meaning -- Kazia -- Capri -- A certain neighborhood -- A meadow -- Realism -- House in Krasnogruda -- To Mrs. Professor in defense of my cat's honor and not only -- This world -- In Szetejnie -- Watering can -- Christopher Robin -- From my dentist's window -- After -- My grandfather Sigismund Kunat -- What I learned from Jeanne Hersch -- Pastels by Degas -- Unde malum -- Rays of dazzling light -- Late ripeness -- If there is no god -- Classmate -- High terraces -- Notebook -- Orpheus and Eurydice -- II. Last poems. Introduction to the last poems / by Anthony Milosz ; A note on translation -- Presence -- One sentence -- A ninety-year-old poet signing his books -- "Do not reveal what is forbidden . . ." -- "Places that were haunted" -- The math teacher -- In honor of Reverend Baka -- In the fog -- The rat-catcher's fife -- "I pray to my bedside god" -- "Materialism? . . ." -- If -- In Vilnius lilacs bloom -- Voice -- Arbor vitae -- Antegor -- A dream: plurality -- The turtle -- How could I -- Heaven -- The high-priest's son -- Without my daemonion -- To nature -- I am ashamed -- In depression -- Normalization -- What do I -- The princess -- In a Garrison town -- "I hail from another dimension . . ." -- Leonor Fini -- Lord Syruc -- Human histories -- Heavenly -- "A record of my feeling . . ." -- "That boundless substance" -- An old man watches TV -- Late old age -- "Turning our focus on Him" -- Sanctificetur -- On salvation -- Goodness.