Robert Bly

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Robert Bly's books of poetry include The Night Abraham Called to the Stars and My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy. His awards include the National Book Award for poetry and two Guggenheims. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart

A Poetry Anthology
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This canny, brilliant and moving collection of poetry (some 400 poems!) was originally based on poems recited and recalled at the many men’s gatherings led by these teachers of the masculine soul: Robert Bly, Michael Meade, and James Hillman.

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Angels Knocking on the Tavern Door

Thirty Poems by Hafez
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 Now in English is a fine selection from the great Persian poet Hafez, so beloved in

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More Than True

The Wisdom of Fairy Tales
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Soul is Here for its Own Joy

Sacred Poems from Many Cultures
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In the words of Irish writer Sean O’Faolain, “all good writing in the end is the writer’s argument with God.” Robert Bly’s new anthology celebrates the timeless role of the divine in literature, expressed by his choice of poetry from a wide range of religious traditions, historical periods, and literary movements.

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Stealing Sugar from the Castle

Selected and New Poems, 1950-2013
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 Selected from throughout Robert Bly’s monumental body of work from 1950 through the present, Stealing Sugar from the Castle represents the culmination of an astonishing career in American letters.

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Iron John

A Book about Men
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Born of serious mudwrestling in the basement of the soul, Iron John is poet Robert Bly’s major prose work. A bestseller in 1991, it helped spawn the “mythopoetic men’s movement.” This generous, beautiful work is now republished with a new introduction that examines what it means to be a man today.

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News of the Universe

Poems of Twofold Consciousness
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Acclaimed poet and translator Robert Bly here assembles a unique cross-cultural anthology that illuminates the idea of a larger-than-human consciousness operating in the universe.

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Collected Poems

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An extraordinary culmination for Robert Bly's lifelong intellectual adventure, Collected Poems presents the full magnitude of his body of work for the first time.

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Eating The Honey Of Words

New and Selected Poems
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A vigorous voice in a period of more academic wordsmiths, Robert Bly has chronicled and mentored young poets, was a leader in the anti-war movement, was a founding force in the mythopoetic men’s movement, and has continued to write his own work.

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Kabir

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If shaving your head

Spelled spiritual success,

   Heaven would be filled with sheep.

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Like the New Moon, I Will Live My Life

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The Chinese-influenced strain of Robert Bly’s work with its room for movement, spontaneity, and openness is celebrated in Like the New Moon, I Will Live My Life and most amply showcased in its over one hundred and fifty poems.

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Little Book On The Human Shadow

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Robert Bly, renowned poet and author of the ground-breaking bestseller Iron John, mingles essay and verse to explore the Shadow -- the dark side of the human personality -- and the importance of confronting it.

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Looking for Dragon Smoke

Essays on Poetry
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This collection contains some of Bly's seminal essays on poets and poetry including: Looking for Dragon Smoke, The Eight Stages of Translation, Six Disciplines that Intensify Poetry, and essays on Hirshfield, Stevens, Whitman, Wright, Rilke, Machado, Stafford and others.

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Lorca & Jimenez

Selected Poems
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A unique gathering of poems by two great twentieth-century poets, with the original Spanish versions and powerful English translations on facing pages. In a new preface, editor and translator Robert Bly explores what the poems reveal today about politics, the spirit, and the purpose of art.

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Mirabai

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This lovely collection of poems by Mirabai—one of the great woman poet-saints of India—will appeal to anyone who loves spiritual poetry. Robert Bly has teamed up with Jane Hirshfield, a leader in the field of feminine spiritual poetry and a respected poet herself, to bring us a passionate and inspiring selection from the e

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Morning Poems

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Robert Bly’s new work creates a sort of poem full of humour that readers have never seen from him before.

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