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Maybe It Was So
     

Maybe It Was So

by Reginald Gibbons
 

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Across a wide range of scenes, moments, and persons—from the American midwest to Spain and Vietnam, from early in the century to an imagined future, from lovers to refugees—Reginald Gibbons's poems explore the power of empathy to deepen and even transform our awareness and sense of purpose.

Overview

Across a wide range of scenes, moments, and persons—from the American midwest to Spain and Vietnam, from early in the century to an imagined future, from lovers to refugees—Reginald Gibbons's poems explore the power of empathy to deepen and even transform our awareness and sense of purpose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226290560
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/01/1991
Series:
Phoenix Poets Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Reginald Gibbons is professor of English at Northwestern University and editor TriQuarterly magazine. He is the author of three books of poetry, Roofs Voices Roads, The Ruined Motel, and Saints. He is also editor of The Poet's Work and co-editor of From South Africa, both published by the University of Chicago Press. "From a Paper Boat," the centerpiece of Maybe It Was So, won the 1991 John Masefield Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America.

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