They Lift Their Wings to Cry

They Lift Their Wings to Cry

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Brooks Haxton’s poetry has celebrated for thirty years our troubled pleasures in the daily world. This new collection, titled after a meditation on the cry of the snowy tree cricket, gives us his most moving response to the ferocious beauty of nature and to the folly and magnificence of human undertakings.

In the opening poem, the poet comes home drunk without his key, collapses in the yard, and looks up to where, he says:

Whorls of a magnetic field

exfoliated under… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Knopf (September 25, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 96 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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