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In Elizabeth Spires's sixth collection of poetry, the pilgrim soul, in its various guises, meditates on its own slow becoming, finding humble companions in creatures as unlikely as a lowly snail, a prehistoric coelacanth, or a tiny Japanese netsuke of a badger disguised as a monk. For Spires, life is both a pilgrimage and a deepening--birth, death, and transformation all part of a seamless continuum. Possessed of a calm, crystalline sense of eternity, her poems invite fellow travelers to sit for a little while and be cleansed of the dust of existence.

Synopsis:

A stunning new collection from a poet who "made her name a watchword for serenity and poise" (Contemporary Poetry Review).

Synopsis:

A stunning new collection from a poet who “made her name a watchword for serenity and poise” (Contemporary Poetry Review).

About the Author

Elizabeth Spires is the author of several volumes of poetry, including Now the Green Blade Rises and The Wave-Maker. She lives with her husband and daughter in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches at Goucher College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393337334
Author:
Spires, Elizabeth
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.18x5.50x.23 in. .24 lbs.

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