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Likely: Number 2

Poetry


by
Lisa Coffman

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 73 pages

File size: 232 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“Lisa Coffman is a major poet in the making. Imagine a voice that combines hear-of-American brooding like James Wright’s with a shaded elegance like Elizabeth Bishop’s. Imagine Whitman’s spirit somewhere in the vicinity. Imagine a love of small towns ringed by mountains, a shrewd ear for lonely folks’ dialogue, and a music that seems to pour out of your own life as you read these poems. Likely is a book brimming with surprises and beauty; some of the poems” “Rapture,” “The Products of Hog,” “The Graveyard” left me breathless.”–Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Judge

“Lisa Coffman is a major poet in the making. Imagine a voice that combines hear-of-American brooding like James Wright’s with a shaded elegance like Elizabeth Bishop’s. Imagine Whitman’s spirit somewhere in the vicinity. Imagine a love of small towns ringed by mountains, a shrewd ear for lonely folks’ dialogue, and a music that seems to pour out of your own life as you read these poems. Likely is a book brimming with surprises and beauty; some of the poems” “Rapture,”… (more)

“Lisa Coffman is a major poet in the making. Imagine a voice that combines hear-of-American brooding like James Wright’s with a shaded elegance like Elizabeth Bishop’s. Imagine Whitman’s spirit somewhere in the vicinity. Imagine a love of small towns ringed by mountains, a shrewd ear for lonely folks’ dialogue, and a music that seems to pour out of your own life as you read these poems. Likely is a book brimming with surprises and beauty; some of the poems” “Rapture,” “The Products of Hog,” “The Graveyard” left me breathless.”–Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Judge

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