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Poetry. Lahaina Noon is the moment when tropical sun shines straight down. No shadows darken that astonishing moment of illumination, and Hawai'i is where it happens. LAHAINA NOON, Eric Paul Shaffer's fifth book, contains poems of Maui that reveal a clarity and a sense of place as clear as lines of Billy Collins, profound as Gary Snyder, and direct as Jim Harrison. Shaffer ...more
Paperback, 87 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Leaping Dog Press
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Eric Paul Shaffer is the author of five books of poetry: Lāhaina Noon: Nā Mele O Maui (2005); Living at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen (2001); Portable Planet (2000); RattleSnake Rider (1990); and Kindling: Poems from Two Poets (1988; with James Taylor III).

Three chapbooks of his poetry have been published: Restoring Lady Liberty (Obscure Publications, 2009), Road Sign Suite: Across America
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