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My Body: New and Selected Poems Joan Larkin

My Body: New and Selected Poems

Joan Larkin

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ISBN : 9781931236744
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Praise for MY BODY: Over the decades of writing, Joan Larkin has proved her mastery, whether the poem is mythic, elegaic, or biographical. Her honesty is overwhelming....She is a poet of compassion and pity.—Gerald SternDeft, probling languageMorePraise for MY BODY: Over the decades of writing, Joan Larkin has proved her mastery, whether the poem is mythic, elegaic, or biographical. Her honesty is overwhelming....She is a poet of compassion and pity.—Gerald SternDeft, probling language surges in these poems, to the music of free verse, metric invention, high rhetoric, & demonic wit.—Marie PonsotDeath from AIDS, family deaths, a suicide--dark subjects deftly and honorably portrayed.—Maxine Kumin