A Commonplace Book of Pentastichs (Hardcover)

By Hayden Carruth, James Laughlin

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811213868, 91pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 1998

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Description

A compilation of 249 poems composed in a form of James Laughlin's devising first introduced in The Secret Room. A pentastich refers to a poem of five lines, without regard to metrics. This selection is of short-line compositions in natural voice cadence.