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Grace Notes: Poems (Paperback)
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Grace Notes: Poems (Paperback)

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Paperback 88 Pages / Published: 17/03/1991
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The title of the collection serves as an umbrella for the intimate concerns expressed in the forty-eight poems; in music, grace notes are those added to the basic melody, the embellishments that-if played or sung at the right moment with just the right touch-can break your heart.

Isn't this what every lyric poem wishes to be, the poet asks as she explored autobiographical events, most from childhood and the cusp of adolescence, and then turns to the shadowy areas of regret and memory. The word as talisman is another of her concerns, and finally, in the section that most typifies the lilt of grace notes, Dove considers the embellishments below the melody of daily life.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393306965
Number of pages: 88
Weight: 120 g
Dimensions: 211 x 140 x 8 mm

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