"Thank you, other twolegged bare featherless creature, for sharing the jagged horizon of my life. Thank you rainbow over the East Mojave low to the ground so early in the afternoon: thank you for being here with us." - from "Bagdad Chase Road in July" "A Word Like Fire," the first comprehensive selection of his poems, should confirm Dick Barnes's place as one of the most accomplished and likable American poets of the last fifty years. His great subject is the Mojave Desert, the vast basin of ranges and valleys east and ...

A Word Like Fire: Selected Poems 2005, Handsel Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590511671

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