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Next to Nothing records the years following the death of a beloved child in 2001. Though bereft of belief in the poetic outcome compared to the apocalypse of the loss itself (one sense of the title), the fidelity of these poems to the "heartscapes" of grief constitutes, nonetheless, a work of genuine honouring - spare, delicate, and deeply moving.Of the collection in gener ...more
Paperback, 113 pages
Published January 15th 2009 by Salt Publishing (first published December 2008)
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Chris Agee was born in 1956 in San Francisco and grew up in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. He attended Harvard University and since 1979 has lived in Ireland. He is the author of three books of poems, In the New Hampshire Woods (The Dedalus Press, 1992), First Light (The Dedalus Press, 2003) and Next to Nothing (Salt, 2009), as well as the editor of Scar on the Stone: Contemporary Poetr ...more
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