Some Holy Weight In The Village Air

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Poetry. Ira Joe Fisher's first full-length collection of poems, SOME HOLY WEIGHT IN THE VILLAGE AIR, is written in a soft, pastoral tone, yet these poignant poems strike understanding in a subtle language that is as daring as it is beautiful. In this collection Ira Joe takes us all home only to return from the journey more enriched than when we began.
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Overview


Poetry. Ira Joe Fisher's first full-length collection of poems, SOME HOLY WEIGHT IN THE VILLAGE AIR, is written in a soft, pastoral tone, yet these poignant poems strike understanding in a subtle language that is as daring as it is beautiful. In this collection Ira Joe takes us all home only to return from the journey more enriched than when we began.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935520030
  • Publisher: NYQ Books
  • Publication date: 7/15/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 92
  • Product dimensions: 0.22 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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Ira Joe Fisher holds an MFA from New England College and has taught poetry at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, Pace University and New England College. He has lectured at the University of Connecticut, Stamford, Keene State College and Manhattanville College. His poetry has appeared in various literary journals and he is the author of SONGS FROM AN EARLIER CENTURY and two earlier titles, Remembering Rew and SOME HOLY WEIGHT IN THE VILLAGE AIR, both of which are now in their second printing. Fisher has worked in radio and television for over forty years, most recently for the CBS Early Show. He has acted in films and on the New York stage (for many years appearing in The Fantasticks). He and his wife, Shelly, and their four children live in Connecticut.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2006

    Hauntingly Insightful

    Two years ago, I had the opportunity to interview Ira Joe Fisher for our local newspaper and to listen to him read a segment of this incredible work. I was so taken with it that I immediately asked for a copy to read to my family. The book has a fascinating premise it has such memorable descriptions that I can still visualize the scenes and it is hauntingly insightful. You don't have to be a poetry lover to enjoy this book. I am thrilled that it is now available for all who appreciate fine writing.

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