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Sep 29, 2009
| ISBN 9780143116363
Sep 29, 2009
| ISBN 9781101140550
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Sep 29, 2009 | ISBN 9780143116363
Sep 29, 2009 | ISBN 9781101140550
New from a poet renowned for her lyricism, wisdom, and originalityAlison Hawthorne Deming ’s fourth collection of poems follows the paths of imagination into meditations on salt, love, Hurricane Katrina, Greek myth, and the search for extraterrestrial life, all linked by the poet’s faith in art as an instrument for creating meaning, beauty, and continuity—virtues diminished by the velocity and violence of our historical moment. The final long poem “The Flight,” inspired by the works of A. R. Ammons, is a twenty-first century epic poised on the verge of our discovering life beyond Earth.
Alison Hawthorne Deming is the author of four collections of poetry, including Science and Other Poems (winner of the Walt Whitman Award) and Rope. Her works of nonfiction include The Edges of the Civilized World (a finalist for the PEN… More about Alison Hawthorne Deming
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