×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Saints
     

Saints

by Reginald Gibbons
 

See All Formats & Editions

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal - Library Journal
Winner of the National Poetry Series Award for 1985, this is the third book of poems by Gibbons, the editor of Triquarterly magazine. His poems deal mostly with characterssome caught in moments of tenderness, as in the prose poem ``Five Peaches or Pears,'' others in the midst of a consuming violence, as in ``The Blue Dress.'' Whatever their circumstances, Gibbons renders his characters sympathetic by revealing the common denominator of humanity that the best and the worst of them share. Although the poem ``Witness'' fails in its attempt to make dialect ring true, the title series is finely rendered, discovering sainthood in the most unlikely places. Grace Bauer, formerly with New Orleans P.L.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892551064
Publisher:
Persea Books
Publication date:
08/28/1986
Series:
National Poetry Series , #1985
Pages:
96

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews