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Littlefoot, the eighteenth book from one of this countrys most acclaimed poets, is an extended meditation on mortality, on the narrators search of the skies for a road map and for last instructions on “the other side of my own death.” Following the course of one year, the poets seventieth, we witness the seasons change over his familiar postage stamps of soil, realizing that we are reflected in them, that the true affinity is between writer and subject, human and nature, one becoming the other, as the river is like our blood, “it powers on, / out of sight, out of mind.” Seeded with lyrics of old love songs and spirituals, here we meet solitude, resignation, and a glad cry that while a return to the beloved earth is impossible, “all things come from splendor,” and the urgent question that the poet cant help but ask: “Will you miss me when Im gone?

About the Author

Charles Wright, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the National Book Award, and the Griffin Poetry Prize, teaches at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374531218
Author:
Wright, Charles
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
7.76 x 5.71 x 0.305 in

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