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Heat Lightning: New and Selected Poems 1986-2006
Poetry. Judith Skillman's HEAT LIGHTNING: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1986-2006 brings together poems from collections spanning a twenty year career, as well as new poems gathered here for the first time. Combining the domestic with the natural to produce poems both lyric and narrative in their procedures, Skillman's signature presence is everywhere evident. "By the time you ge ...more
Published January 1st 2006 by Silverfish Review Press
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The language is nice, but I had a hard time finding a connection in these pieces. Sometimes I would grasp onto something in a poem, but digging deeper to find some meaning proved difficult. I wanted more from these poems, and when I didn't find it, I was disappointed.