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Rosicrucian in the Basement
Rosicrucian in the Basement
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Robert gives an overview of the book:

"I like the wide sweep of it. There are many mysteries between father and son that people don't talk about... There's much leaping, but each line, so to speak, steps firmly on something solid. The father figure comes through consistently, there's a lot of buoyancy, and the son is consistent and fine too." --Robert Bly
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"I like the wide sweep of it. There are many mysteries between father and son that people don't talk about... There's much leaping, but each line, so to speak, steps firmly on something solid. The father figure comes through consistently, there's a lot of buoyancy, and the son is consistent and fine too." --Robert Bly

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About Robert

Guggenheim Fellow, chosen by Lucille Clifton for a Villa Montalvo Literary Arts Award, author of more than 20 books, including Four Incarnations (Coffee House Press), Heavenly SexGod is in the Cracks and The Collected Poems (now in...

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Published Reviews

Jul.29.2008

What I would really like to say about The Collected Poems of Robert Sward would not be a book review. I would like to say, Listen to this! and quote a whole poem, then another and another, just letting the...

Dec.11.2008

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE
FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS SOCIALES PARES CUM PARIBUS No. 4
OTOÑO 1997
Lawrence Lieberman
Robert Sward: Una mística de los objetos
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Author's Publishing Notes

See also "God is in the Cracks" and "The Collected Poems" for update on some of the Rosicrucian in the Basement poems...