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The poems in Desire Lines, both new and selected, give shape to the desires we must nourish if we are to retain our compassion. The poems collaborate as a series of variations on the theme of desire, much like the way a motif weaves through a piece of music or a thread through a tapestry. Haskins presents autobiographical poems and poems that give voice to other women, both historical and imagined.

Lola Haskins has published six full-length poetry collections. A musician and dancer, Haskins shared the title role in Mata Hari, a full-length ballet, whose libretto she wrote for Dance Alive!, a touring dance company. She has read her poetry on National Public Radio and BBC radio.

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Lola Haskins propels the reader through the inevitable terrains of desire, love and loss.

About the Author

Lola Haskins has published six full-length poetry collections, most recently The Rim Benders (Anhinga Press). Her other works include Extranjera, (Story Line), Hunger (Story Line), Forty-Four Ambitions for the Piano (University Press of Florida) and Castings (Countryman Press). Among her awards are the Iowa Poetry Prize from the University of Iowa Press (for Hunger), the Writer Magazine/Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, and two NEA fellowships, including a fellowship in 2003. Haskins teaches in the computer science department at the University of Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781929918492
Author:
Haskins, Lola
Publisher:
BOA Editions
Location:
Rochester, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
American Poets Continuum Series
Series Volume:
2002/012v. 84
Publication Date:
June 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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