Very Selected: Michael Schmidt
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Very Selected: Michael Schmidt

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'Vibrant, radiant... steeped in modernist tradition (Yeats and Eliot) and questingly new... a passionate discourse that is at once earthy and numinous' - John Ashberry


This Very Selected pamphlet brings together the best poetry by Michael Schmidt, as part of The Poetry Business' Very Selected collection. 


A phrase of Dryden's Virgil

Michael Schmidt


All was the night's he wrote. All

Was the night's. I cannot add

A word. i go

Along a gravel path

Between shrubs sick with rose scent

And on the pool a shimmering bough of starlight

Marks the easy entrance to the dark.

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