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Rare high meadow of which I might dream

Rare high meadow of which I might dream

Author: Connie Voisine
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Phoenix poets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream is a book haunted by the afterlife of medieval theology and literature yet grounded in distinctly modern quandaries of desire ... For Voisine, poems are occasions for philosophical wanderings, extended lyrics that revolve around the binding and unbinding of desire, with lonely speakers struggling with the impetus of wanting as well as the necessity of a love affair's end.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Voisine, Connie.
Rare high meadow of which I might dream.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Voisine
ISBN: 9780226863511 0226863514 9780226863528 0226863522
OCLC Number: 123137085
Awards: Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (Poetry) 2008
Description: 59 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The early days of aviation --
The invisible man remained --
The bird is her reason --
Anonymous lyric --
Love poem --
Fly --
Dangerous for girls --
Apart, away --
First taste --
Weathercam, the horizon --
To Ireland, to Bethlehem --
The bitter after --
Sorry I don't like you --
The beginning of things --
This is for the silver of highway.
Series Title: Phoenix poets.
Responsibility: Connie Voisine.
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Offers a collection of poems, which reflect places where women's longings quickly bloom and die in captivity.  Read more...


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"Voisine's poetry is wholly unsentimental, tactile, and filled with unexpected beauty. She is political in the best sense.... A dazzling, brave, and surprising first book." - Denise Duhamel, Read more...

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