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This Awkward Art: Poems by a Father and Daughter
     

This Awkward Art: Poems by a Father and Daughter

by Conrad Hilberry
 

Poetry. What this wonderful little book does is to set in parallel some of the poems of father and daughter--poems which were not written to be read in tandem, but which for that reason are all the more subtle and powerful in their conversing. The poems give upon each other in certain inescapable ways: one sees from different vantages the constellation of a

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Poetry. What this wonderful little book does is to set in parallel some of the poems of father and daughter--poems which were not written to be read in tandem, but which for that reason are all the more subtle and powerful in their conversing. The poems give upon each other in certain inescapable ways: one sees from different vantages the constellation of a family. Arranged by quiet turns in this slim and generous book, the poems make public the private: the late afternoon inquiries, the depth of pleasure, the relentlessness of memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780932412829
Publisher:
Mayapple Press
Publication date:
06/28/2009
Pages:
58
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Conrad Hilberry is an emeritus professor of English at Kalamazoo College, author of many books of poetry, including After Music, Player Piano, Sorting the Smoke, and THE FINGERNAIL OF LUCK. Jane Hilberry is a professor of English at Colorado College. Her book Body Painting won the Colorado Book Award for Poetry.

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