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Summer Grass follows Marianne Bluger's previous Brick books, On Nights Like This (1984) and Gathering Wild (1988). The two movements of Summer Grass, between them, comprehend the darknesses of "County Dire" and the depths of contentment in love and in home among the other (animate and inanimate) members of earth. Not literature, these poems are "uttered deeds." They probe ...more
Published January 16th 1992 by Brick Books
(first published January 1st 1992)
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It is sometimes too easy to forget the natural world around us. We rush around in our modern lives, day in and day out, and forget that there is a world out there. But certain combinations of word can awaken us from our selfish state. And Marianne Bluger’s collection of poetry called Summer Grass contains such a combination of words.