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Coming into Eighty

New Poems
  • 71 Pages
  • 3.45 MB
  • English
W. W. Norton & Company
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7456928M
ISBN 100393316238
ISBN 139780393316230

Coming into Eighty book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here are Sarton's observations and reflections, many of which ca /5(10).

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Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(15). Sarton's final book, Coming Into Eighty (), published after her death, covers the year from July, to August, While still wrestling with the experience of coming into old age, Sarton maintained a similar gratitude for life in Coming Into Eighty as she did with : Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children's literature.

"Coming into Eighty," by May Sarton, is a wonderful collection of poems from this prolific writer. Sarton includes a preface in which she reflects on writing poems in the 79th and 80th years of her life/5. Coming into eighty. I slow my ship down. For a safe landing.

It has been battered, One sail torn, the rudder. Sometimes wobbly. We are hardly a glorious sight. In these sparely fashioned poems Sarton (The Silence Now) contemplates life from the perspective of 80 years.

The book is dedicated to the poet's cat, her muse. This may seem whimsical, and some of th. "Coming into Eighty," by May Sarton, is a wonderful collection of poems from this prolific writer.

Sarton includes a preface in which she reflects on writing poems in the 79th and 80th years of her life/5(2). Coming into Eighty: New Poems by May Sarton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Coming Into Eighty: Poems by Sarton, May.

Get this from a library. Coming into eighty: new poems. [May Sarton] -- "Here I am, writing poems in my seventy-ninth and eightieth years, and the reason is partly because I am a foreigner in the land of old age and have tried to learn its language." With these words.

OCLC Number: Notes: "This edition, designed by John Kristensen, was printed letterpress from Fairfield type on Mohawk Superfine paper and bound at Firefly Press, Somerville, Massachusetts, for release on May 3,May Sarton's eightieth birthday.

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Coming into Eighty Poems by May Sarton. ebook. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook 2 MB; May Sarton (Author) May Sarton () was born on May 3 in Wondelgem, Belgium, and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her first volume of poetry,Encounters in April, was published in and her first novel,The Single Hound, in Her.

Buy a cheap copy of Coming into Eighty and Earlier Poems book by May Sarton. Free shipping over $   The book is dedicated to the poet's cat, her muse. This may seem whimsical, and some of the poems are essentially notations (``A Thought'').

Others, however, like sudden revelations that occur in the small hours, are distilled and crystalline: ``these poems Pages: Coming into the Country is a book by John McPhee about Alaska and McPhee's travels through much of the state with bush pilots, prospectors, and settlers, as well as politicians and businesspeople who each interpret the state in different ways.

One of his most widely read books, Coming into the Country is divided into three sections, "At the Northern Tree Line: The Encircled River," "In Author: John McPhee. Coming Into Eighty: New Poems by Sarton, May Revealing aspects of her own life in the later years, the author presents a new collection of poems in which she reflects upon daily experiences such as admiring flowers, interacting with her cat, and anticipating death.

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