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Toward Any Darkness

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 76 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Wordtech Communications
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Alyson Hagy
Mar 30, 2013 Alyson Hagy rated it really liked it
This book was my first introduction to Rick Mulkey's work, and what an introduction it is. The initial epigraph from Roethke truly sets the tone. "Dark, dark my light, and darker my desire." What follows is a host of poems exploring what we want, what we wish we had, and what we will miss even during a full life. The poems are beautifully musical and admirably direct. They resonate with a passion for knowing. They cut with the sharp blade of yearning. Mulkey uses Appalachian culture and ...more
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Amy Sawyer
Sep 20, 2010 Amy Sawyer rated it really liked it
As Rick is the Director of my MFA program, it was great to read his stuff- which is really good.
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