“There is always some secret gem hidden inside these poems . . . Piercy is not shy about using stark language, and her tone is unusual and refreshing. Rather than sounding preachy, her use of repetition adds to the sense of rhythm and makes her writing sing even as it informs.” —Lilith
The Crooked Inheritanceby Marge Piercy
An “exquisite . . . spot on” (The Hudson Review) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as women’s rights and the poet’s childhood in Detroit.
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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Meet the Author
Marge Piercy is the author of seventeen novels and seventeen volumes of poetry, most recently Colors Passing Through Us and The Art of Blessing the Day. She lives on Cape Cod with her husband, novelist Ira Wood.
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