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James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was an American poet. ... and frequently anthologized masterpieces of the century, such as "A Blessing," "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio," and "I Am a Sioux Indian Brave, ...


The poem begins with a description of two Indian ponies in a pasture "just off the highway," suggesting that a car has pulled off the road. The ponies "welcome" ...


Summary of Lines 1-6 of the poem A Blessing. Line-by-line analysis. ... by James Wright. Home /; Poetry /; A Blessing /; Summary /; Lines 1-6. Summary /; Lines ...


A Blessing by James Wright. A Blessing Learning Guide by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.


Discussion of themes and motifs in James Wright's A Blessing. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of A Blessing so you can excel on ...


A Blessing - online text : Summary, overview, explanation, meaning, description, purpose, bio.


Critical Overview. Criticism. Sources. For Further Study. “A Blessing,” which was first published in James Wright's third poetry collection, The Branch Will Not ...


A Blessing. By James Wright. Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota,. Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass. And the eyes of those two Indian ponies.


From Robert Bly, "James Wright and the Slender Woman," in James Wright: A ... by Robert Bly recalls the occasion on which Wright composed "A Blessing.