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Trances of the Blast (Paperback)

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Paperback 136 Pages / Published: 18/09/2014
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"We emerge from these poems, scathed and awakened."--Poetry "An excellent choice for any collection looking to expand poetry beyond the obvious."--Library Journal, starred review Trances of the Blast is a major new collection from beloved and award-winning poet Mary Ruefle. Full of the peculiarity and wit characteristic of Ruefle's work, the poems deliver her imaginative take on the world's rifts--its paradoxes, failures, and loss--and help us to better appreciate its redeeming strangeness. From "Goodnight Irene": I think the tree is very much turned on I can feel its sticky sap rising in my eyes Its sticky sap is in my eyes I do not think the tree wishes it were dead I think the baby is very much turned on Look baby a birdie in the tree Say bye-bye birdie now go out and get a job My job is writing poems and reading them to a cloud Mary Ruefle is the author of many books of prose, poetry, and erasures. She is the recipient of the William Carlos Williams award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award. Her book of lectures, Madness, Rack, and Honey, was named a finalist for the National Books Critic Circle award. She lives and teaches in Vermont.

Publisher: Wave Books
ISBN: 9781933517919
Number of pages: 136
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 223 x 153 x 10 mm

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