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Dark Alphabet (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)

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In works whose subjects range from the religious to the carnal, the whimsical to the foreboding, Jennifer Maiers debut collection of poems, Dark Alphabet, explores the everyday mysteries of our common experience with humor, lucidity, and an unblinking yet compassionate eye. Whether occasioned by a song overheard on the car radio, a packet of risqué postcards from the 1920's, a conversation with a dead parent, or the behavior of ducks in mating season, each poem sets off on a journey that ranges far from its origins, arriving with the reader in a clearing at dusk, in a place of wise good humor and somber grace.

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In works whose subjects range from the religious to the carnal, the whimsical to the foreboding, Jennifer Maiers debut collection of poems, Dark Alphabet, explores the everyday mysteries of our common experience with humor, lucidity, and an unblinking yet compassionate eye.

Synopsis:

In works whose subjects range from the re

About the Author

The award-winning poet Jennifer Maier is an associate professor of English at Seattle Pacific University. She serves as an editor for the quarterly journal IMAGE. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, SWINK, The Mississippi Review, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809327263
Author:
Maier, Jennifer
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Editor:
Tribble, Jon
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st Edition
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Series:
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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