To Touch the Sky: Poems of Mystical, Spiritual & Metaphysical Light

By: Willis Barnstone

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Included are

  • The Song of Songs
  • Poems (Sappho)
  • The Cosmic Fragments (Herakleitos)
  • Saying Poems (Yeshua the Messiah)
  • Apocalypse (John of Patmos)
  • Taoist and Buddhist Poems (Wang Wei)
  • Allegorical Bestiary (Bishop Theobaldus)
  • Mystical Poems (Mira Bai)
  • Mystical Poems (St. John of the Cross)
  • Sonnets to Orpheus (Rainer Maria Rilke)

The poetry included here spans three thousand years and contains some of the most profound and inspiring writing of world literature: some following the way of fantastic realism while some is mysto-erotic. As Barnstone says: " I]n the instance of our authors, the unsayable has been refashioned into the precision of poetry."

Title:: To Touch the Sky: Poems of Mystical, Spiritual & Metaphysical Light

Author:: Willis Barnstone

Categories: Anthologies,

Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation: February 1999

ISBN Number:: 081121396X

ISBN Number: 13: 9780811213967

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070607106051