By Tom Sexton
Travelers alongside the best way contain the fabled wolf of Gubbio, outdated and lame and long gone his taming come across with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin. but, whereas Sexton’s trip crosses borders—and sometimes centuries—his final vacation spot is often the panorama and other people of Alaska. A Ladder of Cranes showcases Sexton’s mastery of either conventional kinds and unfastened verse. The tensions of his formal affects, chinese language and eu, strength the reader to event those spare strains and tight observations in lovely new ways.
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