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Celestial joyride : poems

Author: Michael Waters
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions Ltd., 2016.
Series: American poets continuum series, v. 154.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In these poems of taut clarity, craft, and texture, Michael Waters continues his bold exploration of sensual pleasure and moral transgression as means of affirming spiritual faith. Just as a joyride suggests recklessness and exhilaration, so Celestial Joyride is an energized journey marked by spiritual recklessness in the face of perpetual mortality. Compelling, musical narratives offer rich meaning and vivid  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Waters
ISBN: 9781942683063 1942683065
OCLC Number: 923554747
Description: 88 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: CONTENTSMadrigal*EffataBeauty in the WorldPunk PrayerAmerican Songbook*DominoesPoem, Slow to Come, on the Death of LoganMarvelOld SchoolOld Country RecipesPottery SaleBlackbirdsTic Tac Toe*Sixties SonnetOld RecordsThe Captain's TowerThe BeatlesThe Book of NamesEve's DaughterMihaela BarefootRadu Lupu*The ScavengersThe LittoralHorse (Ars Poetica)Dog EarsQuoting RumiJade Garden*Morning RunErotic AmphoraThe New GodsLast Day on IosSick Student*Chernobyl NecklaceTigancaLetter to Stern from SuceavaSucevi?a MonasteryVorone? Blue*Lord CockroachWooden Boat*NotesAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorColophon
Series Title: American poets continuum series, v. 154.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Michael Waters.

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Full of music, these finely crafted poems continue Waters' bold exploration of spiritual recklessness and celebration through sensuality and transgression.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR MICHAEL WATERS "It is difficult to imagine poetry could be more finely crafted and compelling than the work of Michael Waters, who has been quietly writing some of the best poetry in the Read more...

 
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