At a glance:
- Author: Robert Creeley
- First Published: 1959
- Type of Poem: Lyric
- Genres: Poetry, Lyric poetry
- Subjects: Self-discovery, Love or romance, Women, Moon or moons, Anatomy, Human anatomy
The title of Robert Creeley’s first collection of poetry from previously published volumes, For Love (1962), is an accurate summation of one of the essential concerns of many of the poems gathered there, but as critic Cid Corman points out, the second section includes “some of the unhappiest love poems of our time.” While Creeley has always maintained that the possibility of love is one of the strongest restorative forces humans can bring to bear against the ruins of time, the poems in A Form of Women were written during the strained, difficult...
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