Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
The Standing Wave - Poems - cover

The Standing Wave - Poems

Gabriel Spera

Publisher: HarperCollins e-books

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

An exciting first collection of poetry from an emerging talent, Gabriel Spera's The Standing Wave was a winner of the 2002 National Poetry Series Open Competition, selected by esteemed poet Dave Smith. 
For over twenty years, the National Poetry Series has discovered many new and emerging voices and has been instrumental in launching the careers of poets and writers such as Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Denis Johnson, Cole Swensen, Thylias Moss, Mark Levine, and Dionisio Martinez.

Who read this book also read:

  • Wild Ranch: Finding a Helping Hand - M M Western - First Time Gay #1 - cover

    Wild Ranch: Finding a Helping...

    Noah Harris

    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    "Lips pressed firmly against his, and he was surprised to find himself being kissed, and not shyly, either. Ryan was kissing him like a starving man, like he had been waiting years for this, and didn’t want to hold back anymore." 
     
    Jay wasn’t sure what to expect when he placed an ad in the newspaper to get some help on the family ranch. He was just hoping to find someone to do the extra work that they had once his youngest brother moved away. The last thing he expected was to find love, but that’s exactly what he got with Ryan.
    Show book
  • The Best of It - New and Selected Poems - cover

    The Best of It - New and...

    Kay Ryan

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Kay Ryan’s recent appointment as the Library of Congress’s sixteenth poet laureate is just the latest in an amazing array of accolades for this wonderfully accessible, widely loved poet. Salon has compared her poems to “Fabergé eggs, tiny, ingenious devices that inevitably conceal some hidden wonder.” The two hundred poems in Ryan’s The Best of It offer a stunning retrospective of her work, as well as a swath of never-before-published poems of which are sure to appeal equally to longtime fans and general readers.
    Show book
  • Don Juan - cover

    Don Juan

    Neil Bartlett, Jean-Baptiste...

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    "He's a beast I tell you - a real animal" What happens when you've lived only for pleasure, and you finally run out of time? When you've broken every promise, outraged every decency and slept your way through half of Europe - where do you turn as the clock starts to tick towards midnight? Neil Bartlett's new translation brings out all the dark undercurrents of Molière's wickedly black comedy.
    Show book
  • The Revisionist - cover

    The Revisionist

    Jesse Eisenberg

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The Revisionist, the second play by the award-winning actor and regular New Yorker contributor Jesse Eisenberg, is a stunning exploration of obsession, secrets, and the nature of family. The play had its world premiere at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York in spring 2013, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave and directed by Kip Fagan.In The Revisionist, young writer David arrives in Poland with a crippling case of writer’s block and a desire to be left alone. His seventy-five-year-old second cousin Maria welcomes him with a fervent need to connect with her distant American family. As their relationship develops, she reveals details about her postwar past that test their ideas of what it means to be a family.
    Show book
  • Poems by Walt Whitman - cover

    Poems by Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Walt Whitman is widely regarded as one of the masters of American poetry. Here are collected his finest poems, a perfect companion for any fan of Whitman's work.
    Show book
  • Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve Fucked - cover

    Awkward Conversations with...

    Rob J Hayes

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    One-night stands are awkward. One-night stands with animals are more awkward. And when you’re as desperate to please as Bobby, things get awkward as f*ck. He’s just a guy with too much love to give, and a burning desire to give it to consensual adult mammals.
    Show book