Songs From An Earlier Century

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Poetry. In his newest collection of poems from NYQ Books, Ira Joe Fisher further explores that region between people and nature, between the past and a vexing present. In straightforward poems, Fisher brings the reader along gently on his journey and explores both the natural and interior worlds of understanding with a conversational tone that feels like you are talking with an old friend on a lazy, rainy day. With both lyric and narrative verse, life is pondered, puzzled ...
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Overview


Poetry. In his newest collection of poems from NYQ Books, Ira Joe Fisher further explores that region between people and nature, between the past and a vexing present. In straightforward poems, Fisher brings the reader along gently on his journey and explores both the natural and interior worlds of understanding with a conversational tone that feels like you are talking with an old friend on a lazy, rainy day. With both lyric and narrative verse, life is pondered, puzzled and--ultimately--celebrated.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781935520023
  • Publisher: The New York Quarterly Foundation
  • Publication date: 6/3/2009
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.25 (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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