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Wake Wake Wake

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This collection of poetry by award-winning poet Valerie Nieman is praised by National Book Award finalist Sarah Lindsay, who says, Valerie Nieman writes poems with long tap roots, and poems with sharp beaks that strike swiftly. They cast off from the known, or fix the familiar with a clear gaze, and unmoor the reader either way. For a nameless hunger and restlessness, here ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Press 53
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Larry Smith
Apr 19, 2011 Larry Smith rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: poetry lovers
Nicely done poems, most set in West Virginia. Valerie Nieman has this deeply human voice, relective and open...just what I want in a poem.
I guess I shouldn't rate all our books 5 stars. I may appear insincere, like I'm only peddling our wares. Okay, fine. You read it. I'll leave it to you. 5 stars, I'm telling you.
A very talented poet whose imagery captures.
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