"A major work, a record of our era, " wrote Maxine Kumin in awarding the Paterson Poetry Prize to Hang-Gliding from Helicon, Daniel Hoffman's selected poems a dozen years ago. Of Darkening Water, his first collection since then, Fred Chappell observes, "These poems have all the poet's familiar virtues -- clarity, grace where desired, accuracy of visual detail and of dialogue, and a formal mastery so deft that playfulness comes easily. Hoffman's dominant theme lies in the contrast (and often the necessary balance) between ...

Darkening Water: Poems 2002, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

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