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Demonstrating once again her "luxuriantly sensual imagination" (Washington Post), Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband. As teenage sweethearts separated by other obligations, they found each other again at midlife. The piquant, sonnet-based poems take as their starting point her husband's survival from a life-threatening disease, addressing the contradictory ideas of planning for the future along with the urgency to make the present brilliantly alive. Three sections of the book portray moments in the marriage'"domestic glimpses'"but all the poems revolve around the deeper issue of how we love and how love affects the way we live.

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"Peacock is in peak form in these seductive poems that swing and twirl . . . valiant, trenchant, funny, and on point."--Booklist

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“Peacock is in peak form in these seductive poems that swing and twirl . . . valiant, trenchant, funny, and on point.”—Booklist

Synopsis:

Demonstrating once again her “luxuriantly sensual imagination” (Washington Post), Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband.

Synopsis:

Demonstrating once again her "luxuriantly sensual imagination" (Washington Post), Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband.

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Molly Peacockhas published five books of poetry and a memoir, and has been president of the Poetry Society of America and poet-in-residence at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. She lives in Toronto.

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ISBN:
9780393337679
Author:
Peacock, Molly
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.10x5.40x.40 in. .30 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
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"Synopsis" by , "Peacock is in peak form in these seductive poems that swing and twirl . . . valiant, trenchant, funny, and on point."--Booklist
"Synopsis" by , “Peacock is in peak form in these seductive poems that swing and twirl . . . valiant, trenchant, funny, and on point.”—Booklist
"Synopsis" by , Demonstrating once again her “luxuriantly sensual imagination” (Washington Post), Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband.
"Synopsis" by , Demonstrating once again her "luxuriantly sensual imagination" (Washington Post), Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband.
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