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Frederick Seidel Selected Poems

Frederick Seidel Selected Poems

Frederick Seidel

Farrar, Straus and Giroux


An overview of Frederick Seidel's best and most famous poetry from the past five decades, showing the evolution of a master poet’s craft

Frederick Seidel has been hailed as "the poet of a new contemporary form" (Dan Chiasson, The New York Review of Books) and "the most frightening American poet ever" (Calvin Bedient, Boston Review). The poems in Frederick Seidel Selected Poems span more than five decades and provide readers with some of Seidel's most powerful work.

Frederick Seidel is, in the words of the critic Adam Kirsch, "the best American poet writing today."

From Sunrise



A football spirals through the oyster glow

Of dawn dope and fog in L.A.’s

Bel Air, punted perfectly. The foot

That punted it is absolutely stoned.

A rising...

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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