Elegy for the Builder's Wife
by Nick Courtright (Goodreads Author)
If maps are documents of distance, then Nick Courtright’s Elegy for the Builder’s Wife is an atlas. Each poem in the collection can complete a chronicle the surveyor’s work cannot—the territories of fog, how trees can become landmarks, the continents chipped from paint. Courtright, navigating the same terrain as Lorca, finds icons of longing, passion, and sacrifice in the...more
Paperback, 1, 38 pages
Published February 23rd 2010 by Blue Hour Press
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Nick Courtright is the author of Punchline, a National Poetry Award finalist and a book Kingsley Tufts Award Winner Timothy Donnelly calls "nothing short of a knockout." Nick's work has appeared in journals such as The Southern Review, Boston Review, Kenyon Review Online, The Iowa Review, and many others, and a chapbook, Elegy for the Builder’s Wife, is available from Blue Hour Press. He’s Intervi...moreMore about Nick Courtright...