Beso the donkey poems by Richard Jarrette

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .

Written in English

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StatementRichard Jarrette.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3610.A776 B47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24054580M
ISBN 109780870139796
LC Control Number2010003513
OCLC/WorldCa511615602

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Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him―an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and acceptance.5/5(6).

Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him — an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and acceptance/5.

Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him—an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and : Richard Jarrette.

Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him — an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and : Richard Jarrette.

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Book Description: Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him-an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and acceptance.

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In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him—an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and acceptance. A Christmas picture book rich in symbols of the feminine, with an author’s note at the end.

Author’s comments: The idea for this book came to me in visual images one day, during a meditation. I saw each image carried on the back of a small gray donkey, and later I recognized them as symbols of the great archetypal Mother.

B eso the Donkey is a collection of eighty-one short poems all dealing – as the title suggests – with an aging donkey named Beso: his craftiness and desires, his relationship with the narrator, and his place in the universe. It is a strange and wonderful book, worthy of joining donkey-inspired classics like Stevenson’s Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes and Juan Ramón Jiménez’s.

In Landscapes with Donkey / Paisajes con burro, Spanish poet José Manuel Marrero Henríquez follows a gentle, gray donkey on his travels through the hillsides of the Canary Islands, an archipelago located off the western coast of Africa. Wise and thoughtful, the ruminant quadruped, a “doctor of the earth,” studies the limits of ground and sky with the unique perspicuity of a donkey’s gaze.

Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him—an endeavor that teaches.

Beso the Donkey is a poetry cycle about a wounded, neglected, and abandoned jackass. In sparklingly clear and luminous poems, Richard Jarrette tells the story of Beso and of his caregiver's attempts to understand and heal him - an endeavor that teaches the man much about the meaning of life, death, peace, and acceptance.

Richard Jarrette is the author of Beso the Donkey ( avg rating, 26 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances ( /5(11).

Richard Jarrette’s debut collection, Beso the Donkey, prompts wonder, laughter, tears, and has won high praise.A poetry cycle about a wounded and abandoned jackass and his caregiver’s attempts to understand and heal him, this “profound, grave, and original book investigates all being, and all attention, through one scarred, silent, four-footed master of the pasture,” writes Jane.

Richard Jarrette is the author of Beso the Donkey (MSU Press, ), Gold Medal, Poetry,Midwest Independent Publishers Association; Finalist, Book of the Year, ForeWord Reviews; it has been translated into Chinese by Yun Wang.

Jarrette lives semi-reclusively in the Central Coast region of California after formative years in Los Angeles. They thought and they thought, till at last they cut down a pole, tied the donkey’s feet to it, and raised the pole and the donkey to their shoulders. They went along amid the laughter of all who met them till they came to Market Bridge, when the Donkey, getting one of his feet loose, kicked out and caused the Boy to drop his end of the pole.

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Influenced by the work of W.S. Merwin and Zen Buddhism, Jarrette. When Donkeys Talk When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski. Download it When Donkeys Talk books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Tired of church as you’ve known it. Thirsty for a fresh look at Christian faith. American singer/songwriter and author Tyler Blanski was, too. Publisher: Green Writers Press Unable to cease their conversation that became Beso the Donkey (MSU Press, ), and A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances (Green Writers Press, ), Jarrette found himself addressing Ekaterina in a series of love poems after she suddenly died in Many are apostrophes, all unsentimental, sometimes harrowing, unflinching, yet full of the exotic spirit.

An interview with Richard Jarrette In December ofI was finishing up a graduate course on Ode and Elegy. On one of the last nights, my professor came to class very excited about a book called Beso the I remember right, he called it a miracle, and recommended we check it out.

Inhis first published collection of poems, "Beso the Donkey," became a multi-award winning best-seller. The term "a Beso" is now part of language of the poetry world. The story of the modern domesticated donkey begins in Africa – mostly Sudan, Egypt, and Libya.

While all modern equines are descendants of dog-sized forest dwellers that roamed the United States millions of years ago, the donkey as we know it today more closely resembles its most recent ancestor: the African wild donkey (or African wild ass). A MAN and his son were once going with their Donkey to market.

As they were walking along by its side a countryman passed them and said: “You fools, what is a Donkey for but to ride upon?” 1 So the Man put the Boy on the Donkey and they went on their way. The book is an unblinking, breathing, monument to love, to the other, a psalm of living fully alive on a planet under seige, and further investigation into the mystery itself which is Jarrette’s life’s work.

Awards BESO THE DONKEY (MSU Press, )—Gold Medal Poetry Midwest Independent Publishers Association   Michigan State University Press recently won a first place award for its book "Beso the Donkey" by Richard Jarrette in the Poetry category at the 21st annual Midwest Book Awards. Entries in the award competition included a record titles from publishers in the state Midwest region.

Books were reviewed by judges for excellence in. Richard Jarrette, author of Beso the Donkey and several other books of poetry, wrote this review. In it, he quotes Dan Gerber, whose most recent book of poetry, Particles: New and Selected Poems, was published in by Copper Canyon Press.

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Book review of a great book about a homeless donkey. It is an uplifting story about faith and the answers to our prayers sometimes coming in different packages than we. Richard Jarrette is author of Beso the Donkey (Michigan State University Press, )—Gold Medal winner for Poetry Midwest Independent Publishers AssociationA Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances (Green Writers Press, ), The Beatitudes of Ekaterina (Green Writers Press, ).

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This collection brings. Dorji then rides the donkey alone. His father leads the donkey. They reach a monastery. Some monks see them.

The monks say, "How cruel the son is. The father must have a difficult life." Finally, they don't ride the donkey. They walk with the donkey. Some nomads see them and say, "How stupid they are. Why don't they ride the donkey!".

Richard Jarrette grew up in California and North Carolina. He is the author of the poetry collections Beso the Donkey (), which won a Gold Medal for Poetry from the Midwest Independent Publishers Association and was a finalist for the Book of the Year from.

% Satisfaction Guarantee. Order online or call, 24 hours a day: Richard Jarrette’s debut collection, “Beso the Donkey,” prompts wonder, laughter and tears, according to reviewers. A poetry cycle about a wounded and abandoned jackass and his caregiver’s attempts to understand and heal him, this “profound, grave, and original book investigates all being, and all attention, through one scarred.

Midwest Book Awards cover 12 states The Midwest Independent Publishers Association announced winners of the 21st annual Midwest Book Awards. Entries were a record titles from publishers in 12 s.

Rev. of Beso the Donkey, by Richard Jarrette; Rev. of The Other Side of the Mirror, by Brooke Allen; An Interview with Ron Sexsmith; The Gates; Rev. of Give, Eat, and Live: Poems of Avvaiyar; A Profile of Vijay Iyer; Rev. of The Geometry of God, by Uzma Aslam Khan; Attention; An Interview with Tim Parks; Love Poem for a Boring Woman.

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