Straits & Narrows: Poems
  • Straits & Narrows: Poems
  • Straits & Narrows: Poems

Straits & Narrows: Poems

by Sidney Wade
     
 

"Sidney Wade's imagination is as powerful as any American poet's since Wallace Stevens.” —Jordan Davis, Slate
Sidney Wade continues to showcase her talents as a poet of potent play in this buoyant sixth collection. Oftentimes reminiscent of the work of Marianne Moore, these striking new poems—rustic, reflective, and typically set lakeside&mdash

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"Sidney Wade's imagination is as powerful as any American poet's since Wallace Stevens.” —Jordan Davis, Slate
Sidney Wade continues to showcase her talents as a poet of potent play in this buoyant sixth collection. Oftentimes reminiscent of the work of Marianne Moore, these striking new poems—rustic, reflective, and typically set lakeside—are limber and unbelievably lean, quick as bubbling brooks, and packed with whimsy and wisdom in equal measure.

Editorial Reviews

The Midwest Book Review

Wade who takes a reflection on nature and applies it to the entire world . . . with insight and wisdom. . . . a choice pick for poetry enthusiasts, very much recommended.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892554256
Publisher:
Persea Books
Publication date:
03/27/2013
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,124,229
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Sidney Wade is Professor of English at the University of Florida and the poetry editor of Subtropics. She lives in Gainesville.

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