A contemplative, witty new collection from a "jewel of a poet" (Los Angeles Times).In Elizabeth Spires's sixth collection of poetry, the pilgrim soul, in its various guises, meditates on its own slow becoming, finding humble companions in creatures as unlikely as a lowly snail, a prehistoric coelacanth, or a tiny Japanese netsuke of a badger disguised as a monk. For Spires, life is both a pilgrima...
Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1st Edition edition (July 17, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.5 x 8.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 1953104
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
reviews: Very nice poetry. Spires has wit, wisdom, and whimsy that reminds me of Maxine Kumin. I read this book and bought two more for gifts....
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