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Directions to the Beach of the Dead


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Directions to the Beach of the Dead - Blanco, Richard
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In his second book of narrative, lyric poetry , Richard Blanco explores the familiar, unsettling journey for home and connections, those anxious musings about other lives: "Should I live here? Could I live here?" Whether the exotic ("I'm struck with Maltese fever ...I dream of buying a little Maltese farm...) or merely different ("Today, home is a cottage with morning in the yawn of an open window..."), he examines the restlessness that threatens from merely staying put, the fear of too many places and too little time. ...

Directions to the Beach of the Dead 2005, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816524792

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