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Chickweed Wintergreen: Selected Poems (original 2010; edition 2010)

by Harry Martinson

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Title:Chickweed Wintergreen: Selected Poems
Authors:Harry Martinson
Info:Bloodaxe Books Ltd (2010), Paperback, 192 pages
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Chickweed Wintergreen: Selected Poems by Harry Martinson (2010)

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A selection of Harry Martinson's poems through the course of his career. His life -- unhappy childhood, career at sea, love of nature -- inform the poems. These succeed best in the small poems celebrating the small and overlooked everyday things in nature, appreciating them anew. ( )
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Harry Martinsons books reflect his upbringing, his travels and his interest in science and social questions. His poetry has many strands but the one most often admired is that which combines close scrutiny of the small events of the natural world with an intense awareness of cosmic distances in time and space.… (more)

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