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The Tunnel
Selected Poems
Russell Edson

FIELD Poetry Series

Oberlin College Press
1994 • 232 pp. 8 x 8"
Poetry - American

$19.95 Paperback, 978-0-932440-65-5

This prized collection of Russell Edson’s prose poems, featuring his own favorites from seven prior collections, constitutes some of the most original American art of this century. This is the book of choice for both new and committed fans of this imaginative poet.

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From the Book:


On the other side of a mirror there’s an inverse world, where the insane go sane; where bones climb out of the earth and recede to the first slime of love.

And in the evening the sun is just rising.

Lovers cry because they are a day younger, and the son childhood robs them of their pleasure.

In such a world there is much sadness, which, of course, is joy...

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