A glorious new collection from one of our most distinguished poets. Here are poems that explore the ways in which ordinary objects open doors to the more hidden, subconscious truths of our inner selves: a bird of countless colors calls to mind the echo . . . / of an inner event / From my forgotten past; a subway bee sting conjures up quick unlikely visits by the muses a momentary awareness that is as much of a / Gift from those nine sisters as / Is ever given. Other poems lay bare the imperfect nature of our memories: ...

A Draft of Light: Poems 2008, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307269119

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