News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness

News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness


Acclaimed poet and translator Robert Bly the following assembles a distinct cross-cultural anthology that illuminates the belief of a larger-than-human cognizance working within the universe. The book’s one hundred fifty poems come from world wide and plenty of eras: from the ecstatic Sufi poet Rumi to modern voices like Kenneth Rexroth, Denise Levertov, Charles Simic, and Mary Oliver. great introductory essays hint our transferring attitudes towards the wildlife, from the “old place” of dominating or denigrating nature, to the turning out to be sympathy expressed by means of the Romantics and American poets like Whitman and Dickinson. Bly’s translations of Neruda, Rilke, and others, in addition to fabulous examples of non-Western verse resembling Eskimo and Zuni songs, entire this significant, provocative anthology.

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