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by Dorianne Laux

  • Author: Dorianne Laux
  • ISBN: 1880238071
  • ISBN13: 978-1880238073
  • ePub: 1979 kb | FB2: 1309 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Poetry
  • Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.; Uncorrected proof. edition (June 1, 1994)
  • Pages: 80
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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What We Carry (American Poets Continuum) ePub download

Finalist, 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.

Finalist, 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Dorianne Laux's poetry is a poetry of risk; it goes to the very edge of extinction to find the hard facts that need to be sung. What We Carry includes poems of survival. I hope other readers enjoy her as much as I have.

Dorianne Laux's poetry has been a revelation to m.

Dorianne Laux's poetry has been a revelation to me. Its clarity makes it easy to understand and instantly relatable.

Dorianne Laux's poetry is a poetry of risk; it goes to the very edge of extinction to find the hard facts that need to be sung. What We Carry includes poems of survival, poems of healing, poems of affirmation and poems of celebration. It didn't hurt that Ms. Laux has a blurb on back from the fabulous Adrienne Rich. I usually read the title poem first to gauge if I like the poetry. The first line of "What We Carry" is as follows: "He tells me his mother carries his father's ashes on the front seat in a cardboard box, exactly where she placed them after the funeral.

What We Carry (American Poets Continuum). 1880238071 (ISBN13: 9781880238073). Red Dragonfly Press released The Book of Women in 2012. Co-author of The Poet's Companion, she’s the recipient of three Best American Poetry Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, two fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Dorianne Laux (born January 10, 1952 in Augusta, Maine) is an American poet. Laux worked as a sanatorium cook, a gas station manager, and a maid before receiving a . in English from Mills College in 1988. Laux taught at the University of Oregon

Dorianne Laux (born January 10, 1952 in Augusta, Maine) is an American poet. Laux taught at the University of Oregon. She is a professor at North Carolina State University’s creative writing program, and the MFA in Writing Program at Pacific University.

Dorianne Laux - The author of several collections of poetry, Dorianne Laux was the .

Dorianne Laux - The author of several collections of poetry, Dorianne Laux was the recipient of the Oregon Book Award and a finalist for the National. About Laux's work, the poet Tony Hoagland has said, "Her poems are those of a grown American woman, one who looks clearly, passionately, and affectionately at rites of passage, motherhood, the life of work, sisterhood, and especially sexual love, in a celebratory fashion. Laux is also coauthor (with Kim Addonizio) of The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (. Sculptured, fluid and generous, they reveal a poet whose vision is informed by experience and caring. Of her poetry and poetic odyssey, critic William O'Daly writes: "It seems that Ms. Laux has chosen to witness what she must on her journey, in some way reliving and weaving together who she was and who she is to fully reclaim her body and soul.

Dorianne Laux was born in 1952 in Augusta, Maine and is of Irish, French and . What we carry: poems American poets continuum series (Том 28).

Dorianne Laux was born in 1952 in Augusta, Maine and is of Irish, French and Algonquin Indian heritage. In 1983 she moved to Berkeley, California where she began writing in earnest. Five years later she earned her . degree in English from Mills College. Her poetry has appeared in numerous American journals and anthologies. She has received poetry fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the National Endowment for the Arts. Автор. Description: Finalist, 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Finalist, 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.

Dorianne Laux, What We Carry (American Poets Continuum). nearly dead, and that for each of us there is some small sound like an unseen bird ora red bike grinding along the gravel path that could wake us, and take us home. Dorianne Laux, "Morning Song," in Facts About The Moon. I wish I could say I was the kind of child who watched the moon from her window, would turn toward it and wonder. Dorianne Laux, "Moon In The Window," in Facts About The Moon. Being a woman humanity Experiencing Life Existing In Nature What It Means To Be Human Existence Finding Yourself Finding Home.

Finalist, 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Dorianne Laux's poetry is a poetry of risk; it goes to the very edge of extinction to find the hard facts that need to be sung. What We Carry includes poems of survival, poems of healing, poems of affirmation and poems of celebration.
Zavevidi
Dorianne Laux's poetry has been a revelation to me. Its clarity makes it easy to understand and instantly relatable. There's no puzzling over obscure images or scratching one's head wondering, "Well what the heck was that about?" With Laux, what you see is what you get. She has a direct style that tackles life experiences head-on, in strong, clear language that is memorable and often moving.

In "What We Carry," Laux writes as a middle-aged woman about love, children, sex (good and bad), memories of growing up and of past lovers, working, being on the road, being alone, being angry ("Late October"), joyful, anxious, resigned, contented ("After Twelve Days of Rain"). Although she currently works as a writing instructor in academia, Laux and her husband have working class backgrounds that are reflected throughout these poems in references to long commutes, stops at the 7/11, feeling sweaty and worn out at the end of the day, stretching a paycheck - the stuff most of us know as real life. She captures both mundane and dramatic moments, making them poignant and resonant. She is particularly good at erotic poetry, capturing the physical thrill of sex but also its heart-searing intimacy ("2 AM," "The Lovers").

"What We Carry" is currently my favorite volume of Laux's poems but I also recommend Smoke (American Poets Continuum: 62) and Facts About the Moon: Poems. I hope other readers enjoy her as much as I have.
Yanthyr
an older collection of her poetry, but timeless. love love love. i keep this book on my every day stack because i often pause in my day to read from it. never fails to reset my day.
FireWater
An absolutely fabulous poetry book. The images are clear and the language simple, sometimes tough and the reader can really feel the emotion in the poem.
lolike
Poems are accessible yet multi-layered and heartfelt without being sentimental. A book I will return to time and again.
Zeli
One of the Best Poets writing. One of her best books!
Mot
Amazing poet
Uste
The lushness Of language and the bone deep emotions in this book will amaze you. I devoured it. Highly recommend.
wonderful writer
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