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The Death Mazurka: Poems
Historical events, however consequential, reduce easily to abstractions that quantify rather than qualify. Statistics, however disturbing, distance us from the responses that they should elicit. Lest we become anesthetized, we turn to fiction or poetry, to searing imagery and compression of language that crystallize for us the immeasurable elements of historic tragedy. A d ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published January 15th 1989 by Texas Tech University Press
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