Paperback – December 1, 1993
by Anne Le Marquand Hartigan (Author)
--USED/RARE - in good clean condition. Minor wear with fold marks on cover. Beige brown pages due to age but no writings.
There is a cleanness to McCarriston's work that makes it seem like worked stone, as if everything unnecessary had been stripped away from it. Author of the award-winners Talking Soft Dutch (1984) and Eva-Mary (1991) and a major contributor to Cowboy Poetry Matters [BKL My 1 00], McCarriston melds narrative and lyric so that even the tiniest of poems provides an opening to stories concerned with her main theme, intimacies shared and lost--that is, how people connect and how they heal and hurt one another in such connections. McCarriston's connected people include neighbors, drunk in a pub, who watch a bereaved man "with smiles that shine communal and benign"; and a desolated lover in whom "every door to her soul was open." Stripped and bare as they are, McCarriston's poems yet are musical, containing voices calling and answering to each other despite all obstacles. Although loss is palpable in it, this is ultimately a majestically hopeful book. Patricia Monaghan
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The Bay Tree
Behind The Sea
The Big Grieving
Book, As Yet Without Title
The Drift Of Snow
End Of The Beach
A Flight Of Birds
For A New Granddaughter
In That Garden
The Long End
Maine, In August '78
My Mother In That Position
Path Of Enduring Knowledge
Photograph Of The Original Barmley Apple Seedling (1815)
So I Leave Nothing With You, My Beloved
A Sweep Of Mists
To Write What Is Not Word
Waxing And Waning
The Wildness Of Storm
You And The Cat
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
Series: Salmon poetry
Paperback: 10149 pages
Publisher: Salmon Publishing Ltd (December 1, 1993)
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