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Light Made from Nothing (Parallel Press Chapbook Series)

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"This homely life/with its plain face/and clumsy limbs welcomed me..../Who could not want this world?" In "Light Made from Nothing," Susan Elbe explores the homely clumsiness of learning how to live and love, the aching distinctions that must be made along the way, and the heart's tenacity. Although these lessons exact losses more often than not, the speaker embraces the " ...more
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Published 2003 by Parallel Press
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Susan Elbe is the author two full-length poetry collections, The Map of What Happened, which won the 2012 Backwaters Press prize, and Eden in the Rearview Mirror (Word Poetry) which received Honorable Mention for the Posner Poetry Book Prize, and two chapbooks, Where Good Swimmers Drown (Concrete Wolf Press), which won the Concrete Wolf Press Chapbook Prize, and Light Made from Nothing (Parallel P ...more
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