Cleave: Poems
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Cleave: Poems

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In Cleave, the deep ambiguities of Pushcart Prize nominee Moira Egan's work 'are embodied in the economy of the title: both to cling and to separate, the contrasting impulses to "hold Love tight in a sonnet," and to become a reverse Penelope, who walks out the door of the happy ending, abandoning the rooted bed. Lines linger with the reader, so that "all day you are remind...more
Hardcover, 68 pages
Published September 30th 2004 by Washington Writers' Publishing House (first published September 2004)
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Allison
Skillfully put together. Beautiful poems. Egan plays with forms (some sestinas and sonnets and this always makes me happy). And the cover has one of my favorite paintings ever.
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