Night and Its Secret Songs

by Keith Wilson

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NIght and Its Secret Songs by Keith Wilson

A collection of reflective etudes or nocturnes written in homage to Ranier Maria Rilke and Jorge Luis Borges, from one of New Mexico’s greatest poets.

Keith Wilson, a native New Mexican, has published more than two dozen books of poetry. His collected works are forthcoming from Clark City Press of Livingston, Montana. He is Professor Emeritus of New Mexico State University and a Navy combat veteran of the Korean War. A recipient of numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship (to Romania), he lives with his wife Heloise in Las Cruces, New Mexico

His books include (1967) Sketches for a New Mexico Hilltown, (1967) 11 Sequences, (1969) Graves Registry and Other Poems, (1969) Homestead, (1971) Rocks, (1971) The Shadow of Our Bones, (1971) The Old Man and Others, Holland, Some Faces of America, (1972) Midwatch (Graves Registry Books 4-6) (1971) Thantog: Songs of the Jaguar Priest.

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