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I Was Thinking of Beauty
     

I Was Thinking of Beauty

by Sydney Lea
 

It's been said about Lea that “this extraordinary poet finds an elegance and beauty that can be glimpsed throughout his often harsh landscape.” This new collection evidences that skill. Here the natural world coexists with the poet’s boundless intellect. Lea’s keen narrative eye keeps us fully in the present as he reminisces on the

Overview

It's been said about Lea that “this extraordinary poet finds an elegance and beauty that can be glimpsed throughout his often harsh landscape.” This new collection evidences that skill. Here the natural world coexists with the poet’s boundless intellect. Lea’s keen narrative eye keeps us fully in the present as he reminisces on the past—which Lea unravels, chisels away at in search of a deeper understanding—so vivid it could be our own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935536314
Publisher:
Four Way Books
Publication date:
04/09/2013
Pages:
76
Sales rank:
1,366,297
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

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Carl Dennis
“The poems…often grow out of reminiscence, but they are poems without nostalgia, in which the harsh has equal billing with the beautiful, in which memories are approached not as sources of grand revelation but as nodes of vitality…”

Meet the Author

Vermont Poet Laureate SYDNEY LEA’s honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has taught at Dartmouth, Wesleyan, Vermont College, among others.

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