ou can write about pigs,” is the advice David Lee heard from John, a wise and unlettered pig farmer in Utah. And write Lee did, while creating a collection of narratives and epic tales about the rural Southwest. Using the direct and uncompromising impact of common talk, Porcine Canticlesa lyrical tribute to the indomitability of the human heart, a rare book of poems that “reads like a good novel.”—Western American Literature
|Publisher:||Copper Canyon Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
David Lee, author of eight books of poetry, was Utah's first Poet Laureate. A former seminary candidate, semi-pro baseball player, and hog farmer, he has a Ph.D. with a concentration in Milton and is the recently retired head of the Languages and Literature department at Southern Utah University.