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Visiting Picasso by Jim Barnes


Visiting Picasso by Jim Barnes

Poems that draw you into them and make their experience your own


Barnes explores the interplay between the poet's own personal vision of shape and colour and his attempts to relate what is perceived to the discerning eye perceiving it. . . . . Barnes is especially good at charting small human activities. --Poetry Salzburg Review It is unlikely that there is a more cosmopolitan poet at work today than Jim Barnes. . . . Jiim Barnes has a distinguished record of publication, including important translations as well as his own works. . . .A rich collection. --Pleiades

About the Author

Jim Barnes is an internationally recognized poet and translator. He is the author of many books of poetry, including The Sawdust War, Paris, and On a Wing of the Sun, as well as an autobiography, On Native Ground: Memoirs and Impressions, which won the American Book Award. He is the Poet Laureate of Oklahoma for 2009-2010.

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Publication date

11th June 2007


Jim Barnes

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University of Illinois Press


112 pages


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