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Song and The Orchard
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This title is available for academic inspection (paperback only).
ISBN: 978 1 857549 79 9
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Women
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: February 2008
216 x 135 x 7 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Rain. Rain from Baltimore. The ballroom floor
Is lit. See the gold sheen on the over-
Whelmed grasses? See the starched ruff of the hedgerow?
And the dancers are dressing. They tease
Their toes into shoes. Tease their breath into stays:
Stay the moment. Stay the luck.
from 'A Live Dog Being Better than a Dead Lion'
Brigit Pegeen Kelly creates a magical landscape of sound-patterns, myths and surreal encounters, celebrating the mystery and surprise of creation. She is one of the best-loved poets writing in the United States today, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry.
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