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The Wave-Maker

Poems

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The Wave-Maker by Elizabeth Spires
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Description

In Elizabeth Spires's sixth collection of poetry, the pilgrim soul, in its various guises, meditates on its own slow becoming, finding humble companions in creatures as unlikely as a lowly snail, a prehistoric coelacanth, or a tiny Japanese netsuke of a badger disguised as a monk. For Spires, life is both a pilgrimage and a deepening-birth, death, and transformation all part of a seamless continuum. Possessed of a calm, crystalline sense of eternity, her poems invite fellow travelers to sit for a little while and be cleansed of the dust of existence.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Spires is the author of seven poetry collections, including Worldling and The Wave-Maker. Her poetry has appeared in the Atlantic and The New Yorker, among others. A professor at Goucher College, she lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
Release date Australia
January 25th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
WW Norton & Co
Pages
80
Dimensions
140x211x8
ISBN-13
9780393337334
Product ID
3777394

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