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4.14  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  1 Review
The recurring images of rising and falling, escape and recovery, spiritual aspiration, and physical decline provide the unifying metaphors of this collection. These poems celebrate the endurance and mourn the fragility of "the truths of this world," especially regarding the family, the body, and the realities of nature. At the same time, they express the yearning for, and ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published July 15th 2004 by Texas Review Press
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Timothy Green
Nov 24, 2008 Timothy Green rated it it was ok
Another random selection from my last trip to the library. The blurbs on the back rave about the opening sonnet sequence, but I found the free verse later in the book a little stronger. Personal, confessional, not bad, but not all that memorable.
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