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Cloudless at First presents 30 years of Morely's poetry, including her most recent work, in the same sure, lyrical voice. Hilda Morley's poems, even the elegiac ones, are a celebration, almost ritually so, steeped in the wine of what Donne called 'the ecstasy.' She is a poet of loss, and she is a romantic as much as she is a metaphysician. The years have not diminished herCloudless at First presents 30 years of Morely's poetry, including her most recent work, in the same sure, lyrical voice. Hilda Morley's poems, even the elegiac ones, are a celebration, almost ritually so, steeped in the wine of what Donne called 'the ecstasy.' She is a poet of loss, and she is a romantic as much as she is a metaphysician. The years have not diminished her amazingly youthful ardor. The late poems come to us wild and fresh, radiating a joy of invention that is inseparable from her word-play. -Stanley Kunitz...

Title : Cloudless at First
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ISBN : 9780918825728
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 211 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Cloudless at First Reviews

  • Mills College Library
    2019-01-16 18:08

    811.54 M8644c 1988

  • Michael
    2019-02-16 18:57

    Spectacular collection of poems by this too-little known poet. First rank.