New PDF release: A Ladder of Cranes (The Alaska Literary Series)

By Tom Sexton

ISBN-10: 1602232571

ISBN-13: 9781602232570

Whether staring at males freeing caged birds at sunrise in big apple urban or a ladder of cranes emerging from a box in Manitoba, Tom Sexton is a willing observer of the interconnectedness of the usual and human worlds. the previous Alaska poet laureate takes to the line during this new assortment, wending a lyrical and every now and then mystical direction among Alaska and New England.

Travelers alongside the best way contain the fabled wolf of Gubbio, outdated and lame and long gone his taming come across with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin.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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