Synopses & Reviews
In , Linda Pastan writes, "If death is everywhere we look, / at least let's marry it to beauty." The poems in this new collection deal with loss and the difficult transition between generations, but they are also about love and landscape and the many pleasures of the imagination.
"Pastan's unfailing mastery of her medium holds the darkness firmly in check." New York Times Book Review
"Autumnal and subdued...movingly chronicles loss, fear, the passing of time."--Michael Dirda,
About the Author
Linda Pastan is the author of many works of poetry, including Carnival Evening, Queen of a Rainy Country, Waiting for My Life, PM/AM, The Last Uncle, Traveling Light, and others. She has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award and was awarded the Ruth Lilly Prize in 2003. She lives in Potomac, Maryland.