Abacus of Years: Poems
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Abacus of Years: Poems

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There are two topics that seem largely unexplored by American poets of our time. One is the deep attachment parents (and perhaps most especially working parents) form for their infants and how they perceive their children (perhaps as Blake saw them) with all the wisdom of their innocence. The second is the relationship of science, mathematics and metaphysics to our everyda...more
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Published May 1st 2002 by David R. Godine Publisher (first published January 1st 2002)
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"There is no end to the kinds of poems that Grosholz can write, always with distinction of language and with a great gift for wedding the measures of verse to the rhythms of thought."
— Richard Wilbur

"Grosholz seems to keep a certain distance from her subjects and to manage this without the ironies one might expect. I take this to be a sign of the writer's intelligence; it is certainly a mark of this poet's admirable apartness from other poets of her time."
— Donald Justice
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