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Bodies of Light
Poetry. The book is divided into two sections, "Tenant" and "Transit," and takes as its fundamental metaphor the fact that light from some stars reaches us long after the star itself has imploded. Poems in the first section focus on the body, on permanence, and poems in the second focus on movement, the ephemeral. These poems reflect the impressions left by all the places ...more
Paperback, 70 pages
Published April 19th 2011 by Red Dragonfly Press
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This collection made me think of the long walks we take with our dogs on the tops of the bluffs in the autumn--the sort where all the leaves have gone and its just a matter of when the first snow will fall and the landscape is nothing but that bright blue of the sky and the crisp wheat of a landscape gone to hibernation. Some of the poems in this collection made my organs hum, made me want to write poems that make others' organs hum. I also want to revisit this book and study its organization, w ...more