Reflects on the beauty and energy of the physical world as well as life in contemporary America, in a stylistically varied collection of poetry that includes the poem, "Envy of Other People's Poems."
A perceptive new collection of poetry by the critically acclaimed writer incisively explores such topics as global warming, tool use in animals, sneezing, and our relationship to certainty, possibility, judgment, and grief, all the while reflecting on the influence of time on human life. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.