Deep Light

Deep Light Deep Light New and Selected Poems is the fifth collection of poems by Rebecca McClanahan Deep Light is not a poetry collection if collection implies merely a gathering of similar objects No

  • Title: Deep Light
  • Author: Rebecca McClanahan
  • ISBN: 9780916078980
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Deep Light New and Selected Poems 1987 2007 is the fifth collection of poems by Rebecca McClanahan Deep Light is not a poetry collection, if collection implies merely a gathering of similar objects Nor is it a chronological compilation of work from the author s previous books The poems in Deep Light have been selected and arranged to create a continuous, unified text.Deep Light New and Selected Poems 1987 2007 is the fifth collection of poems by Rebecca McClanahan Deep Light is not a poetry collection, if collection implies merely a gathering of similar objects Nor is it a chronological compilation of work from the author s previous books The poems in Deep Light have been selected and arranged to create a continuous, unified text Like McClanahan s description of gray doves tipping across the gravel their shadows pumping before them, the poems move forward in an alternating dance of light and shade In the brightest places of our world, suggests this poet, grief and loss cast their shadows But even in the darkest places, light makes its way.

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  • This is a good book of poetry, but as it spans a writing period of twenty years, sometimes you do have to sift through for the really stand out pieces. And they are in there. Some of McClanahan's work is beautiful and breathtaking. Some of it, on the other hand, seems a bit more like filler.One of the most innovative, and much commented upon, elements of this book is the way the poems are grouped together by theme as opposed to being presented chronologically. Which works for the collection as a [...]


  • Rebecca McClanahan's book is simply gorgeous. I actually found myself holding my breath as I read some of her pieces. Ohat I could write like she does! The poems in this collection are arranged in an incredibly interesting and fresh way--neither chronology nor subject matter holds them together. Instead, they flow from one to another like a single meditation on life, death, fidelity, aging, loneliness--all the "big" topics of human existence--a meditation that is real, down-to-earth, accessible [...]


  • This book is breathtaking! Rebecca McClanahan writes with an intimacy of self that allows the reader to feel part of her poems and with the grace of an assured, accomplished poet. She is one of those amazing poets whom I feel both poets and nonpoets will enjoy. I keep her book nearby to pull out and reread poems or passages from poems.



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