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Except By Falling

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Winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize, Sean Thomas Dougherty's collection EXCEPT BY FALLING articulates the struggles of working-people in the predominantly blue collar neighborhoods of his youth, and the Syracuse, NY neighborhood where he currently lives. His poems capture the corners, schoolyards, playgrounds, bodegas, the kid who bounces a basketball from "there ...more
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Published 2000 by Pinyon Press
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In addition to Scything Grace (Etruscan Press, 2013), Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author or editor of thirteen books across genres, including the forthcoming All I Ask for Is Longing: Poems 1994 – 2014 (BOA Editions, 2014) Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line (BOA Editions, 2010), which was a finalist for Binghamton University Milton Kessler’s literary prize for the best book by a poet over 40, th ...more

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