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Available for the first time in paperback, The Carrying-winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award-is Ada Limon's most powerful collection yet. Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility-"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"-and a body seized by ...

The Carrying: Poems 2021, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781571315137

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The Carrying: Poems 2018, Milkweed Editions

ISBN-13: 9781571315120