Body Clock

Body Clock

by Eleni Sikelianos

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Overview

Lauded by Michael Ondaatje as an “unforgettable” writer and praised by The Washington Post for her ability to capture “the subtlest shades of the emotional palette,” Eleni Sikelianos now charts the curvature of growth and time, encompassing the bewilderment and delight of a new parent, while mapping the shape of our troubled world. Observing that “what is alive in the body clock is also ticking,” her poems and sketches illustrate the infinite possibilities unfurling as minutes give shape to hours, the body gives shape to a child, and events give shape to history.

A California native, longtime New Yorker, and world traveler, Eleni Sikelianos lives in Boulder and teaches at Denver University.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566892193
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Praised by The Washington Post for her ability to capture "the subtlest shades of the emotional palette," Eleni Sikelianos is the author of a memoir and three previous poetry collections, including The California Poem, a Barnes & Noble Best of the Year. A California native, longtime New Yorker, and world-traveler, Sikelianos lives in Boulder and teaches at Denver University.

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"One enjoys standing at the sink with Sikelianos. Noticing, perhaps beauty, perhaps decay."—The California Journal of Poetics

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