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The Wild Braid

A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden
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W. W. Norton
ContributionsMarnie Crawford Samuelson (Photographer)
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Open LibraryOL7454440M
ISBN 100393329976
ISBN 139780393329971
OCLC/WorldCa85829095

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The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden – Stanley Kunitz with Genine Lentine Photographs by Marnie Crawford Samuelson 5 stars Before his death at inStanley Kunitz engaged in a series of conversations about gardening, poetry, the creative process, and life.

This is a beautiful book of related essays, poetry, and photographs of the great poet in his garden/5. The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Kunitz, Stanley Published by W. Norton & Company 1st (first) edition () Hardcover Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 68 ratings See all formats and editions/5(68).

Stanley Kunitz knows the art of it and is an inspiration to all of us. This book is a gentle stroll through a beautiful wild garden that includes plots of wisdom and quiet spots to sit and reflect/5(69).

The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Stanley Kunitz, Marnie Crawford Samuelson (Photographer), Genine Lentine This book is the distillation of conversations, none previously published, that took place between and Beginning with the garden, that "work of the imagination," the explorations journey 5/5(2).

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The Wild Braid is all that. Poetry, wisdom, insight, story, rapture. It delivers the context for many of Kunitz's exceptional poems through stories about his childhood to his old age. Since reading this book 4 years ago, I have purchased over 20 copies to give to friends, work colleagues and family/5(55).

His last book, The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden, partly makes up for this lack.

It The Wild Braid book reminiscences and reflections on Kunitz's life, art, and garden; a selection of some of his best poems; and full-color photos of him at work among his plants.

Body bent with age and arthritis, he looks like a benevolent garden. Synopsis. A distillation of conversations that took place between and Beginning with the garden, the explorations in this work journey through personal recollections, the creative process and the harmony of the life cycle.

About the s:   Book Overview Throughout his life () Stanley Kunitz created poetry and tended gardens. This book is the distillation of conversations, none previously published, that took place between and /5(6).

This site is named in honor of Stanley Kunitz,(d. 5/14/06), the remarkable American Centagenarian poet whose autobiography The Wild Braid appeared shortly before his death. Stanley and his wife, Elise Asher, a formidable artist who predeceased him by about 2 years, were both influential in.

THE WILD BRAID: A POET REFLECTS ON A CENTURY IN THE GARDEN. Stanley Kunitz, U.S. Poet Laureate, one among his many honors, published The Wild Braid during his hundredth birthday year.

That alone is a remarkable achievement, even with help. The Wild Braid, part memoir but more meditation and poetry, is beguiling and nostalgic but never maudlin. It is a fierce testimonial to life but. The Wild Braid received a American Horticultural Society Book Award.

About the Author. Stanley Kunitz, much-honored poet, was cofounder of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and of Poets House in New York City. He died in The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Stanley Kunitz and Marnie Crawford Samuelson and Genine Lentine Overview - Throughout his life () Stanley Kunitz created poetry and tended : W.

Norton & Company. The Wild Braid received a American Horticultural Society Book Award. About the Author Stanley Kunitz, much-honored poet, was cofounder of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and of Poets House in New York City.

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To stop the City from ravaging the Country, they must complete seemingly impossible challenges set by the mystical Wild Folk to find the one who holds the secret to saving their world. The Wild Braid received a American Horticultural Society Book Award.

"A miracle." Galway Kinnell "No one who has ever gardened passionately will be a stranger to the sentiments Kunitz expresses about this act of domestic creation, but very few of us will ever. "A graceful and moving glimpse into a rare and giving artist's refined poetics, garden aesthetics, and spirituality."— Booklist, The Wild Braid, A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden, Genine Lentine, Marnie Crawford Samuelson, Stanley Kunitz, Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden at Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Genine Lentine and Stanley Kunitz (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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THE WILD BRAID received a American Horticultural Society Book Award From The Poetry Foundation: "'Stanley Kunitz became the tenth Poet Laureate of the United States in the autumn of Kunitz was ninety-five years old at the time, still actively publishing and promoting poetry to new generations of Rating: % positive.

Genine Lentine is the author of the chapbooks Mr. Worthington's Beautiful Experiments on Splashes () and Poses: An Essay Drawn from the Model (). Her poems, essays, and interviews can be found in DIAGRAM, American Poetry Review, the Poetry Foundation website, Tricycle, Quarterly West, Provincetown Arts; O: The Oprah Magazine; Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, and Ninth Letter/5(65).

Stanley Kunitz, THE WILD BRAID. The book is subtitled "A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden.". The book is bound in tan linen with gilt lettering on the spine and boxed in an olive-green linen slipcase. Stanley Kunitz, THE WILD BRAID-BRAND NEW-SIGNED-#/ in orig publishers wrap | eBaySeller Rating: % positive.

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Stanley Kunitz -- former Poet Laureate, professor, and avid gardener -- gives the reader a mixed bag in The Wild Braid, his final book. Drink the wild air. Golden Braid Books () S E, Salt Lake City, UT The Wild Braid (Hardcover) A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden. By Stanley Kunitz, Genine Lentine, Marnie Crawford Samuelson (Photographer).

Norton & Company,pp. Publication Date: Other Editions of This Title. Get this from a library. The wild braid: a poet reflects on a century in the garden. [Stanley Kunitz; Genine Lentine; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)] -- In his one hundreth year, award-winning poet Stanley Kunitz explores the life cycle, the creative process, and his own life.

It was The Wild Braid. Three days after the party I was missing classes, in bed with a sinus infection. Between naps, I wandered around in the book, finding poems about gardening and other outdoor experiences, memoirs about circumstances of their composition, prose reflections on their themes–bucolic retreat, cultivation, composting, decay.The Wild Braid.

1/26/ The Layers I have walked through many lives, some of them my own, and I am not who I was, though some principle of being abides, from which I struggle not to stray. in my book of transformations is already written. I am not done with my changes.A 12 strand wooven button braided as part of these reins is illustrated and instructed in detail in this book.

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