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Just Waking: Poems

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Christopher Howell's poems rely on a redeeming darkness to bring themselves into the world. Through meditative, short lyrics, and an eerily quiet approach, Howell redefines the place of the self in a poem. These deceptively triumphant views of discovery and survival arrive in a place that welcomes us as both witnesses and participants.

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Paperback, 88 pages
Published January 9th 2012 by Lost Horse Press
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Perhaps the best thing that came of my experience in the MFA program I attended is that I had the opportunity to meet and know and learn from people capable of creating such beauty. Chris' poetry knocks me over. What a gift.
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Christopher Howell is the author of seven previous books of poetry, most recently Just Waking. He has received numerous awards for his writing, including two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Helen Bullis Prize, the Washington State Governor's Award, and fellowships from the Artist Trust and the Oregon Arts Commission. His work has three times been awarded the Pushcart Prize. He is ...more
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