Entire dilemma : poems. by. Burkard, Michael, 1947-.
Entire dilemma : poems.
Entire Dilemma: Poems has been added to your Cart. Burkard's new book stands as an antidote to the fashionable but spiritually unambitious work that passes for publishable poetry now flooding the literary marketplace. Burkard returns us to a primary strangeness. is invested in a metaphysics of relationship, probing into how we treat each other (and hence ourselves). His is an honest introspection mapping out hearts that ever slide.
Entire Dilemma is Michael Burkhard's seventh collection of poetry and his first book since . Norton published My Secret Boat (A Notebook of Prose and Poems) in 1990. He has received a Whiting Writers' Award.
Entire Dilemma is Michael Burkard's first book since 1990's My Secret Boat (A Notebook of Prose and Poems), and it is, in my mind, the most coherent of his collections. He has received a Whiting Writers' Award, the Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, and two grants from both the New York State Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Michael Paul Burkard is an American poet. He graduated from Hobart College in 1968 and from the Iowa Writers' Workshop with an MFA in 1973. He taught at Kirkland College (1975–78) and Sarah Lawrence College (1983–84, 1986–87), and has taught in the . Program in Creative Writing at Syracuse University since 1997. He has been a visiting writer at New York University (1991) and the University of Louisville (1992, 1996), as well as a writer-in-residence at Austin Peay State University (1990).
Unsleeping is Michael Burkard's eighth collection of poetry. His previous book, Entire Dilemma was published by Sarabande books in 1998, and . Norton published My Secret Boat: A Notebook of Prose and Poems in 1990. He has taught at various colleges and universities, most recently Syracuse University, University of Louisville, and LeMoyne College. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Entire Dilemma : Poems. Hardcover, Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 1998, ISBN13 9781889330174, ISBN10 1889330175. If not actually addressed to friends or lovers, the poems often call and respond to half-present figures, as Burkard haltingly revises relationships, building to a quietly impassioned pitch: "I am thinking about planets in orbit. Lives orbiting other lives.
paper 1-889330-18-3 The sixth book of poems by the author of My Secret Boat (1990, et. -which mixed prose . -which mixed prose and poetry-continues to document the poet's struggles with alcohol, a broken marriage, and a past he-d rather forget about. Many of Burkard's little fables and parables are deliberately enigmatic: a boy without shadows is murdered; a man in rehab makes a wallet and then has it returned from the one he gave it to; a boy falls in love with a pencil after his father dies; and the hippie aphorisms of -A Point,- where he declares that -all you need is a point.