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Where She Always Was (Swenson Poetry Award #8)

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In his foreword, J.D. McClatchy speaks of the musical qualities of Lindsay's work: It is impossible, reading her poems, not to hear a musical hand at work. This is not just a matter of delicacy or virtuosity. It is also a matter of knowing how to phrase a line... Lindsay moves from detail to trope with utter poise, with an intuitive sense of what to sustain or emphasize. H ...more
Hardcover, 61 pages
Published June 24th 2004 by Utah State University Press (first published 2004)
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Many great poems in this book. Mostly about her mother and dog, but there are more jewels than dudes in this one and that always equals a good book of poetry.
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not bad, but the only one I found memorable was the Midas poem.
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