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Joy in the Morning (Southern Messenger Poets)

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Joy in the Morning alludes to Psalm 30:5: "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning." These poems ultimately point to the inherent rewards of continuation and survival, as the Scripture suggests, while they also pun on the words morning/mourning to reveal ways in which joy can be found even amid suffering. The sure joy Claude Wilkinson offers readers is this: nature's delicate details and memory's refining power. Tender, astonishing depictions--of an iridescent beetle, a jazz funeral, rural poverty transformed by a mother's love--carry the theme in lyrical form. Joy in the Morning are poems of strong emotion and exquisite artistry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807130063
Editor:
Smith, Dave
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Author:
Wilkinson, Claude
Location:
Baton Rouge
Subject:
American - General
Series:
Southern messenger poets
Series Volume:
210
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
62
Dimensions:
9.02x5.96x.22 in. .26 lbs.

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