Wednesday, December 7

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner

Wild Gratitude

Wild Gratitude

Edward Hirsch

An excerpt from the poem, Wild Gratitude: “Tonight when I knelt down next to our cat, Zooey, And put my fingers into her clean cat’s mouth, And rubbed her swollen belly that will never know kittens, And watched her wriggle onto her side, pawing the air, An…

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Shortlist

All of Us Here and Other Poems
All of Us Here and Other Poems
Irving Feldman
Cats of the Temple
Cats of the Temple
Brad Leithauser
Sapphics Against Anger
Sapphics Against Anger
Timothy Steele
The Key to the City
The Key to the City
Anne Winters

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