Robert Lax (1915–2000) was born in Olean, New York. At Columbia University he studied with Mark Van Doren and there began friendships with his classmates Thomas Merton and the painter Ad Reinhardt.
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Lax wrote hundreds of poems and dozens of books in his long career, . In 2018 Kile Smith composed The Arc in the Sky on nine texts of Robert Lax, described as a 65-minute pilgrimage for unaccompanied choir.
Lax wrote hundreds of poems and dozens of books in his long career, but never reached the level of recognition that some of his peers say he deserves. Jack Kerouac, whom he knew in New York, called Lax "one of the great original voices of our times. Circus of the Sun, a collection of poems metaphorically comparing the circus to Creation, was one of his most acclaimed works. In 2018 Kile Smith composed The Arc in the Sky on nine texts of Robert Lax, described as a 65-minute pilgrimage for unaccompanied choir
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by Robert Lax and Thomas Kellein. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780811228367. Release Date:February 2019.
com find thousands of poems categorized into thousands of categories. s (1962, 1997), Wave Books. The Inner Life of Poet, Sage Robert Lax, Thomas Merton's.
33 Poems presents the first quintessential gathering of Lax's work. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. 199 pages with bibliography. Lax converted from Judaism to Catholicism in 1943, five years after his friend Thomas Merton, and Rice was godfather to both men. But Lax desired a simple life, so he wandered, working in circuses as an expert juggler.
His numerous collections of poetry include The Circus of the Sun (1959), New Poems (1962), and Dark Earth Bright Sky (1985).
Robert Lax, John Beer. -Jack Kerouac "Robert Lax's poems yet again that the gift to be simple is the gift to be free, that less is more, and that least may sometimes be most. -John Ashbery Poems (1962-. 1997) gathers thirty-five years of Robert Lax's work, rarely published and largely composed in solitude on the island of Patmos.
Author: Robert Lax
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Publisher: New Directions; 1st Edition edition (October 1, 1988)
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