Late Summer Plums

Late Summer Plums musically elegant and gracefully lyric Lee Ann Roripaugh It is like hiking the seasons with a perceptive guide one who encourages us to bend low and listen to the rhythms of the wild These poems cast

  • Title: Late Summer Plums
  • Author: Kevin L. Cole
  • ISBN: 9781535283984
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Paperback
  • musically elegant and gracefully lyric Lee Ann Roripaugh It is like hiking the seasons with a perceptive guide, one who encourages us to bend low and listen to the rhythms of the wild These poems cast light on shattercane, bleached bones, and sleeping fox snakes so that we might see ourselves a little better Through careful word choice and flinty awareness, these si musically elegant and gracefully lyric Lee Ann Roripaugh It is like hiking the seasons with a perceptive guide, one who encourages us to bend low and listen to the rhythms of the wild These poems cast light on shattercane, bleached bones, and sleeping fox snakes so that we might see ourselves a little better Through careful word choice and flinty awareness, these sinewy poems root us to the land and remind us of what rests off the beaten path Patrick Hicks Montaigne, Wordsworth and Darwin peep out of these lyrical reveries about a mostly frozen and forgotten world whose smallest details Cole rakes to new life James Soderholm

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    1. I once read that if you turn states evidence against the mob and need to disappear completely, your best bet is to ditch witness protection and instead become an American poet. Sadly, that's pretty accurate. It's also a shame, because it means that books like this one go unread by anything like the audience they deserve. Kevin Cole, a native Corpus Christian, writes of his new home, South Dakota, with a gentleness that lets the reader experience the beauty and pray for the ugliness. His imagery [...]

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