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Robert Pinsky

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A former Poet Laureate of the United States, Robert Pinsky was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. In addition to his books of poetry and The Inferno of Dante, he has written prose works, including The Life of David and The Sounds of Poetry.

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Selected Poems

Robert Pinsky

Intense verbal music with a jazz feeling; invention against the grain of expectation; intelligence racing among materials with the variety of a busy street—these have been the qualities...

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Gulf Music

Robert Pinsky

Dollars, dolors. Callings and contrivances. King Zulu. Comus.Sephardic ju-ju and verses. Voodoo mojo, Special Forces.Henry formed a group named Professor Longhair and hisShuffling...

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Jersey Rain

Robert Pinsky

Cathartic, refreshing new work by the American favoriteTiptoe on the globe. Gazingnowhere in particular, the slenderThunderer surrounded by thunder,Fire...

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The Sounds of Poetry

Robert Pinsky

The Poet Laureate's clear and entertaining account of how poetry works."Poetry is a vocal, which is to say a bodily, art," Robert Pinsky declares in The Sounds of Poetry. "The medium...

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