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Oct 30, 2013
| ISBN 9780307554703
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Oct 30, 2013 | ISBN 9780307554703
In 1998, Marie Ponsot was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, confirming the praise that has been bestowed on her by critics and peers–among them Eavan Boland and Carolyn Kizer (who are quoted on the back of the book jacket) and Amy Clampitt, who had this to say of Ponsot’s last book: "She is marvelously attuned to the visual and to the audible. She is no less precisely a geographer of the interior life, above all the experience of being a woman."
MARIE PONSOT, the winner of Poetry magazine’s Ruth Lily Prize for lifetime achievement, and the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, was born in 1921. She is the author of six previous collections, including The Bird Catcher, winner of the National Book… More about Marie Ponsot
"The poems reveal the moral drama enacted just beneath the surface of the natural world. Ponsot attends to elegant forms without losing sight of what they are there to express."–The New Yorker
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