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2005 SPUR Award Winner A West Texas starscape, stunning by any measure, is emblematic of Walt McDonald's plains. A lifelong celebration culminates in this, his best--and perhaps last--collection of new poems. At seventy, the poet affirms, we live by the mystery of grace even as we watch familiar stars blink out at dawn. For he believes "God knows we are dust / and counts our steps." In "Leaving the Middle Years," he writes, "At our age, / every day is grace and every breath / a blessing. Life is grass, stunningly brief / ...

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A Thousand Miles of Stars 2004, Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock, TX

ISBN-13: 9780896725386

Hardcover