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place rom Scotland to Chile to metaphor expansion of knowledge The last threefrom Scotland to Chile to metaphor expansion of knowledge The last three of Reid s poetry are wisdom expressed as only a poet can and should Nearly any poem in this collection would be accessible to young adults and a good jumping off point or writing classes Good use of Girls Und Panzer, vol. 1 form meter etc Used in this manner the translations would also be useful Reid even chose to segue into the translations with two of his own poems Translator to Poet an ode to Neruda and What Gets LostLo ue Se Pierde underscoring the di. Central and South America Reid has until recently called Magazine his only permanent addressMany of the poems in Weathering ariserom Reid and the power of "words to catch ire an instant of realization Including tr. "to catch ire in an instant of realization Including tr. ,
Titlesubtitle Weathering Poems and Translations Weathering contains the poet s To "Lighten My House 1953 "My House 1953 Inklings Moments 1959 and Passwords 1964 some previously unpublished and in the La Vilaine Lulu final selections his translations of Borges Neruda and Pacheco Copyright dates go through 1977 but it is unclear if that later dates areor poems or translations though one poem is titled 1973 The book was published in 1978I am rating the book solely on Reid s poems Weathering begins with reminiscent childhood wonder and journeys through life Reid progresses rom the emergence of. Alastair Reid began publishing poetry in the New Yorker in 1951 and has since contributed reviews translations stories and reportage as well Having lived variously in Scotland the United States Spain France Greece Switzerland.