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Aviaries, by Yvonne C. Murphy, is a first collection of poetry determined to integrate the intellect with lyric intensity. Whether alighting on the public or the private--city streets, parks, apartments, nests, crowds, carnival rides, famous inventors and thinkers, family--these poems do not segregate emotion from thought, logic from intuition, abstractions from concretion ...more
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Published January 27th 2011 by Carolina Wren Press
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The shining debut of AVIARIES, winner of the 2010 Carolina Wren Press Poetry Series competition, places Yvonne Murphy among the vital poets of her generation. Each poem works worlds into worlds in an order as organically exquisite and sublime as a Joseph Cornell box. Yvonne Murphy’s poetry has electricity and depth, verbal dazzle and rich emotions, sharp memory and the snap of contemporary life. It is intelligent, descriptively gorgeous, and alive with observation. Her subjects range from ekphra ...more
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