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Best Robert Hass Poems from the 1970's

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A list of his best poems from "Praise" and "Field Guide"

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Meditation at Laguinitas Report Abuse
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"All the new thinking is about loss./ In this it resembles all the old thinking... because there is in this world no one thing/ to which the bramble of blackberry corresponds,/ a word is elegy to what it signifies."
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Weed Report Abuse
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The Pornographer at the End of Winter Report Abuse
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Like Three Fair Branches from One Root Deriv'd Report Abuse
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"Notice/ in this poem the thinning out/ of particulars... Sometimes it is good and sometimes/ it is dangerous like the ignorance/ of particulars, but our words are clear/ and our movements give off light."
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Against Botticelli Report Abuse
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"It is difficult the story and the wise never choose it/ because it requires a long performance/ and because there is nothing, by definition, between the acts."
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Sunrise Report Abuse
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Heroic Simile Report Abuse
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Picking Blackberries with a Friend Who Has Been Reading Jacques Lacan Report Abuse
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"beard stained purple/ by the word juice,/ goes to get a bigger pot."
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In Weather Report Abuse
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Politics of a Pornographer Report Abuse
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The Pure Ones Report Abuse
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After I Seized the Pentagon Report Abuse
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Emblems of a Prior Order Report Abuse
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Graveyard at Bolinas Report Abuse
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The Return of Robinson Jeffers Report Abuse
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Child Naming Flowers Report Abuse
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Concerning the Afterlife the Indians of Central California Had Only the Dimmest Notions Report Abuse
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