"Ziggurat of Tears"
the red hot chrysalis
in traction tug of a third road
and Selenite candle
the narrative use of blackouts
stone cold Jerusalem
golem pyrrhic eating thrust share
glow coma sterile gray
"The fever was checked. I stood a long time in Mac's talking
New York with the gobs, Guantanamo, Norfolk,--
Drinking Bacardi and talking U.S.A."
"[Ted] Hughes's metre, for all the length of its lines, is not really Lawrentian or Whitmanesque, by which is usually meant that it is delivered from formal constraints, expansive and recent; instead, it is ancestral, rooted in Middle English, its phrases divided by a heavy caesura that often has the depth of a geological fissure, an abyss into which we are afraid to look." --Derek Walcott
A Gateway to Sindarin. "It would have been more accurate to call it 'An Introduction to David Salo's Synthetic Reinterpretation of Tolkien's Gnomish-Noldorin-Sindarin language'."
A book on Hildegard of Bingen's conlang.
And Five Year Mission by S.P.O.C.K.