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Now the Green Blade Rises: Poems

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Opening with a powerful sequence of poems about her mother's death, Elizabeth Spires writes about the life-and-death matters of midlife: the separation of parent from child, the loss of family and friends, the evolving nature of our closest friendships. These poems find hope in the seasonal and spiritual moment when "the green blade rises."

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"Spires is a jewel of a poet, never self-conscious or self-indulgent."--Los Angeles Times

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.

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ISBN:
9780393324853
Author:
Spires, Elizabeth
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.12x5.60x.26 in. .26 lbs.

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