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Stories That Listen

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Priscilla Becker, whose first book of poems, Internal West, won The Paris Review Book Prize, has written an astonishingly precise second collection, Stories That Listen. These poems attempt to come to terms with absences personal and global: one speaker wonders if a former partner still uses her map which "showed the world / before it broke up into separate / continents."...more
Paperback, 61 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by Four Way Books
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Elizabeth J.
I prefer Becker's first book, which stunned and continues to stun upon repeated readings. I will probably only read this one once.
i love the title of this collection. quiet, calm and precise intimations of the in between. i felt honesty, humor, warmth, sadness, compassion, and wisdom limning my heart while reading these poems.
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