Charles Simic

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night_picnic.jpgNight Picnic: Poems (Harcourt)

Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Simic examines his work under the lens of political terror and the subsequent experience of immigration. As a result, his poems, usually regarded as metaphysical whimsy, acquire a more immediate, darker resonance.

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Michael Silverblatt