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Ethical and outspoken, this assortment of poems delves into subject matters such as possession and dominance—which so often come cloaked in the placating language of stewardship—as well as the destruction wreaked upon the planet’s natural and social environments. Candid in their reflections upon the limits of morality and honesty, these lyric poems seek to emancipate the v ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Omnidawn Publishing (first published 2003)
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Richard Greenfield is the author of A Carnage in the Lovetrees (University of California Press). Omnidawn published his second book, Tracer, in 2009. His poetry has appeared in Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Electronic Poetry Review, Five Fingers Review, Fourteen Hills, Lit, Soft Targets, Volt, and others. He is co-editor of Apostrophe Books, a small press of poetry, which began publishing books ...more
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