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4.8 of 5 stars 4.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
Poetry. In PROVENANCE--her first collection and a a semifinalist for the Academy of American Poets' Walt Whitman prize--Brandel France de Bravo explores not only her own roots but the roots of words. Taking her cue from Ralph Waldo Emerson who said, "Every word was once a poem," France de Bravo has written 26 poems-one for every letter-inspired by etymologies. "Sharp-eyed, ...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by Washington Writers' Publishing House (first published September 15th 2008)
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Loved the whirlwind of images and wildness in the poems. A very strong first book!
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