My Body: New and Selected Poems

My Body: New and Selected Poems

by Joan Larkin

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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 Stern

"Deft, probling language surges in these poems, to the music of free verse, metric invention, high rhetoric, & demonic wit."—Marie Ponsot

"Death from AIDS, family deaths, a suicide--dark subjects deftly and honorably portrayed."—Maxine Kumin

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011436963
Publisher: Hanging Loose Press
Publication date: 07/22/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 253 KB

About the Author

Joan Larkin's previous volumes of poetry include Cold River, which received a Lambda Literary Award for Poetry. In her fourth decade of teaching writing, she is a member of the core faculty of the MFA Program in Poetry at New England College.

What People are Saying About This

"Joan Larkin knows how to write a crown of sonnets so vividly revelatory that it gave this reader goosebumps. Death from AIDS, family deaths, a suicide-dark subjects deftly and honorably portrayed."--(Maxine Kumin)

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