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Sonnets on the Common Man New Hampshire Verse by

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Published by WordsworthGreenwich Press in Greenwich, CT, USA .
Written in English

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Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL25662233M
ISBN 10978-1505630121

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These sonnets sing about a love of the landscape of New Hampshire and the people who rejoice in common in its sense of place. At times, this earthly paradise is daunting, formidable and even threatening. Yet the skiing is divine. The mountains are sublime. The purity of the lakes is pristine. In Sonnets on the Common Man there are poems of stillness, poems of grace, poems of “Whirling dervishes, spinning, gliding, leaping in sprightly pirouettes.” And, perhaps most powerful, the poem of the titular ‘common man,’ of whom Lentz says, “What was a reticent God thinking and what in the world could be his plan,/To cast us together like this, bewildered and baffled, in such a vexing daze?”/5. Sonnets on the Common Man: New Hampshire Verse by David B. Lentz 7 ratings, average rating, 6 reviews Sonnets on the Common Man Quotes Showing 1 Author: David B. Lentz.   -xii-“And yet I live!” (Ed io pur vivo) What a pause is implied before these words with which the closing sestet of this sonnet begins! the drawing of a long breathy immeasurably long; like that vast interval of heart-beats which precedes Shakespeare’s ‘Since Cleopatra died.’I can think of no other passage in literature that has in it the same wide spaces of emotion.

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