A Bundle of Myyrh

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This first published collection of poems by John G Neihardt earned him extravagant praise from critics and the attention of literary circles in New York. Daring in its embrace of sensuality, rapid-fire emotion, and free verse, the thirty one poems in A Bundle of Myrrh marked the very public beginning of the career of America’s great epic poet.

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This first published collection of poems by John G Neihardt earned him extravagant praise from critics and the attention of literary circles in New York. Daring in its embrace of sensuality, rapid-fire emotion, and free verse, the thirty one poems in A Bundle of Myrrh marked the very public beginning of the career of America’s great epic poet. this collection fell into the hands of Mona Martinsen, a student of the sculptor Auguste Rodin. Taken with the passionate young poet from Nebraska, Martinsen began corresponding with Neihardt and later married him.

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