Suave Power of Persuasion,
help me to persuade you
to help me be
May I be as profound as a bass drum,
without the emptiness
and as clever as Oscar Wilde
before he went to jail.
Late Poems, 1968–1993
Attitudinizings Verse-wise, While Fending for One's Selph, and in a Style Somewhat Artificially Colloquial
The first publication of over 150 poems from Burke's final decades
6 x 9, 256 pages; cloth, 1-57003-589-X, $39.95s; Studies in Rhetoric/Communication, Thomas W. Benson, series editor
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