Horse latitudes

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The title of Horse Latitudes, Paul Muldoon's tenth collection of poetry, refers to those areas thirty degrees north and south of the equator where sailing ships tend to be becalmed, where stasis (if not stagnation) is the order of the day.

From Bosworth Field to Beijing, the Boyne to Bull Run, from a series of text messages to the nineteenth-century Irish poet Thomas Moore to an elegy for Warren Zevon, and from post-Agreement Ireland to George W. Bush's America, this book presents us with fields of battle and fields of debate, in which we often seem to have come to a standstill but in which language that has been debased may yet be restruck and made current to our predicament. Horse Latitudes is a triumphant collection by one of the most esteemed poets of our time.

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table_of_contents Horse latitudes -- Tithonus -- Bob Dylan at Princeton, November 2000 -- The Biddy boys -- Alba -- Soccer moms -- As your husband looks up to our window -- The procedure -- The treaty -- Eggs -- At least they weren't speaking French -- The old country -- The outlier -- It is what it is -- Turtles -- Flags and emblems -- 90 instant messages to Tom Moore -- Riddle -- Turkey buzzards -- Starlings, Broad Street, Trenton, 2003 -- The coyote -- Now pitching himself like a forlorn hope -- Perdu -- The landing -- The mountain is holding out Medley for Morin Khur -- Glaucus -- The last time I saw Chris -- Hedge school -- Sillyhow stride: in memory of Warren Zevon.
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