September Rain

September Rain

by Seymour Mayne
     
 

As certainly as September showers signal the serene exodus of summer, the poems in this accomplished collection summon the reader to ponder the inescapable paradox of the late season. With grace and maturity, September Rain celebrates the harvest with its festivals of gathering, the silent speech of life's passing, and the ensuing seasonal recycling of the earth's

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As certainly as September showers signal the serene exodus of summer, the poems in this accomplished collection summon the reader to ponder the inescapable paradox of the late season. With grace and maturity, September Rain celebrates the harvest with its festivals of gathering, the silent speech of life's passing, and the ensuing seasonal recycling of the earth's snow-covered crust.September Rain is a cyclical sequence that glances back in search of endings and gazes ahead to find its origins. This is poetry at its vintage best.Although he has done valuable work as a critic, editor, anthologist, and translator, Montreal-born Seymour Mayne is most distinctly a poet, more impressively in control of his medium with each succeeding volume ofpoetry.- Modern Jewish Studies Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889628595
Publisher:
Mosaic Press NY
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Seymour Mayne is the author, editor or translator of more than forty-five books and monographs. His latest collections include Carbon Filter, Light Industry, and Ricochet. He lives and works in Ottawa.

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