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Oct 31, 1995
| ISBN 9780679444664
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Oct 31, 1995 | ISBN 9780679444664
Like music and dance, poetry is an art that antedates our secular civilization, and it has always borne the marks of its origin as a means by which to approach and praise the divine. The poems in this volume, drawn from cultures throughout the world, testify to the power of language to embody our profoundest spiritual needs, our most sacred aspirations.
Peter Washington is the editor of many of the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets, including Love Poems, and is the author of Madame Blavatsky’s Baboon: A History of the Mystics, Mediums, and Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America.
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