O'Keeffe: Days in a Life

O'Keeffe: Days in a Life

by C. S. Merrill

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Overview

"Carol Merrill's tribute to Georgia O'Keeffe is poems in the shape of finely rendered sketches, some of them even paintings. These intimate images convey the delicate and tough shape of O'Keeffe's final years in New Mexico."—Joy Harjo, author of She Had Some Horses

"When I got O'Keeffe mss I sat down after midnite at kitchen table when I should've been in bed & read it thru in an hour because it was interesting, curious, distinctive, focused, condensed, epiphanous, ordinary & understandable. The details are all, sacramentalizing everyday life in a world of genius—a woman, vast space, chewy intelligence, almost selfless observation."—Allen Ginsberg, author of Howl

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826354204
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

C. S. Merrill worked for Georgia O'Keeffe from 1973 to 1979 as secretary, librarian, reader, cook, nurse, and companion. Merrill is also the author of Weekends with O'Keeffe (UNM Press). She is a poet, storyteller, and librarian in New Mexico.

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