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Far west : poems

Author: Floyd Skloot
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Far West deals with memory, love, aging, and the approach of death, though it finally celebrates more than despairs, marshaling the powers of language and prosody to face down the encroachment of mortality. Floyd Skloot crafts poems that confront lapses of memory and moments of painful recollection, concluding with visions of a gentle but assertive version of eternity"--
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Floyd Skloot
ISBN: 9780807170229 0807170224
OCLC Number: 1083700576
Notes: "LSU Press Paperback Original."
Awards: Winner, L.E. Phillabaum Poetry Award, 2019
Description: ix, 68 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Floyd Skloot.

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Intertwines the past and present, as time alternates between racing and standing still. Crafting poems that confront memory lapses and painful recollections, Skloot traces his moments of purest  Read more...

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"Experience, memory, and language--that holy trinity of our being--enact their dance of meaning in these lucid, thickly-textured narratives and deft sonnets. There's an ontological tenderness about Read more...

 
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