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Scything Grace

Scything Grace

by Sean Thomas Dougherty
     
 

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Through the smoke-lit pool halls, back roads, rehab centers, truck stops, and diners of the still industrial world, Sean Thomas Dougherty offers us the stories he has lived and collected of men and women barely working, just getting by, but every morning still going on, even if unsure.

Unsung unbearably blue, even frightening

in how they leave us, our

Overview

Through the smoke-lit pool halls, back roads, rehab centers, truck stops, and diners of the still industrial world, Sean Thomas Dougherty offers us the stories he has lived and collected of men and women barely working, just getting by, but every morning still going on, even if unsure.

Unsung unbearably blue, even frightening

in how they leave us, our responsibilities

among the debris, these utterances

we cannot hold.

Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author of nine books including Nightshift Belonging to Lorca, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize. He lives in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he teaches writing workshops.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780988692206
Publisher:
Etruscan Press
Publication date:
09/24/2013
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
1,176,171
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author of nine books including Nightshift Belonging to Lorca, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize, and Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College. His awards include two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry. Known for his electrifying performances, he has toured extensively across North America and Europe. He received an MFA in poetry from Syracuse University and lives in Erie, PA, where he teaches writing workshops.

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