Alice Friman And William Wright

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Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL says
William Wright's eighth collection of poems, TREE HERESIES is an expansive personal journey that includes poems about subjects as varied as a farm woman forsaken by her husband, yellow jackets, insomnia, a mountain witch, salt marshes, a ditch filled with rainwater, and even a post-apocalyptic portrait of the last person on Earth. Wright, the series editor of the multi-volume The Southern Poetry Anthology and assistant editor for Shenandoah, is coeditor of the forthcoming Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry.

THE VIEW FROM SATURN endeavors to look at the earth and our life on it from two perspectives at once: objectively, as if from a great distance, and subjectively, focusing in on the body with all its cells and hungers. Alice Friman’s poems dance between these two vantage points, asking the important questions: What does it all mean, and what have we become, standing in the midst of the destruction we’ve wrought by “watching the unthinkable going on”?
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By: Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL

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