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Waiting for the light

Author: Alicia Ostriker
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is it like living today in the chaos of a city that is at once brutal and beautiful, heir to immigrant ancestors "who supposed their children's children would be rich and free?" What is it to live in the chaos of a world driven by "intolerable, unquenchable human desire?" How do we cope with all the wars? In the midst of the dark matter and dark energy of the universe, do we know what train we're on? In this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Ostriker
ISBN: 082296452X 9780822964520
OCLC Number: 958781637
Description: xii, 83 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Alicia Suskin Ostriker.

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In this cornucopia of a book, Ostriker finds herself immersed in phenomena ranging from a first snowfall in New York City to the Tibetan diaspora, asking questions that have no reply, writing poems  Read more...

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"'Let us now praise famous cities, ' says Alicia Ostriker in Waiting for the Light. Indeed, let us now praise these poems, their ferocity, tenderness, intelligence, compassion, and joy. A seeker and Read more...

 
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