Dear Apocalypse

Dear Apocalypse

by K. A. Hays
     
 

The debut collection of poems by K. A. Hays.See more details below

Overview

The debut collection of poems by K. A. Hays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887484957
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date:
02/02/2009
Series:
Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

What People are saying about this

Carol Frost
"The darker perceptions and unheard of phrases in Dear Apocalypse bring us a strange solace—strange and familiar as the elemental world. If earth’s evidence breaks the heart—soil’s toxicity, soul’s hat crowning a parking meter, airs fickle—we might still 'come to love / this waking life'—coltsfoot, deer piss, phoebes, and the 'glimpses / of the things we might, with work, become.' The poems are beautifully crafted, the truths contingent, hard-won—for that all the purer. A miraculous book."
Speer Morgan
"K. A. Hays’s poems show a fascination with the dark processes at work even in seemingly pleasant patches of American landscape. Like Melville, she finds a spiritual power in the violence of nature."
Katie Ford
"Exquisite, masterful poems filled with the last beauties and new horrors of a dying earth . . . Hays is a poet we cannot do without."

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >