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Hawks on Wires: Poems, 2005-2010

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Dave Smith's sixteenth poetry collection chronicles the arc of almost sixty years living in the American South. From dusty sawmills to the ubiquitous Waffle House, Hawks on Wires stages both mortal and comic dramas that speak to the poet's autumnal acceptance of himself and the South.

Poems of growing up engaged with the people of the coast and woodlands--boatmen, hunters,
Paperback, 94 pages
Published November 7th 2011 by Louisiana State University Press
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A fine collection of poems by a modern master of language. His output is prolific and the poem "Come-Along" will likely become standard college curriculum if it hasn't already.
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Dave Smith (born 1942) is an American poet, writer, critic, editor, and educator.

Dave Smith holds a BA degree in English from the University of Virginia, a MA degree in English from the Southern Illinois University and a PhD in English from Ohio University.

He was a professor on the University of Utah, the