Eating the Honey of Words: New and Selected Poems Paperback – 1 May 2000
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"Robert Bly's Eating the Honey of Words has a hearty, booming funk."-- "Wall Street Journal"[A] delightfully diverse collection."-- "New Age "Bly, like other giants of poetic activism . . . has not been content to merely live his times. He has actively challenged them, and his muse, far from abandoning him, has stood steadfastly . . . at his side."-- "Minneapolis Star Tribune"This volume is an appealing poetic sampler. . . The poems celebrating discoveries Bly makes when alone and silent are always striking, and his imaginative prose poems radiate witty delight."-- "Library Journal"It's impossible to move through this rich and varied collection without continual amazement at the many ways Bly has fulfilled his promise of faithfulness to spiritual and psychological depth in his poetry. In his half-century of abundance, Bly has proven one of our hardest-working poets, and the bundle of poems brilliantly assembled here constitute the vital core of his work."-- "Dragonsmoke
About the Author
Robert Bly's books of poetry include The Night Abraham Called to the Stars and My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy. His awards include the National Book Award for poetry and two Guggenheims. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.