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The Laugh We Make When We Fall - Firer, Susan
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In Susan Firer's The Laugh We Make When We Fall , peonies; snow drops, "with all their survivor ecstasies"; "windy caravans of lilacs"; and "Dali Lama-robed " daylilies act as magnets to attract history--personal and historical--myths, language, facts, love, gratitude, prayers, beauty, and "all the colors of death and sex." Family oddities appear in this collection, as well as Catholic rituals, saints, and ghost poets. Always ghost poets: Whitman, Neruda, Thoreau, and Saint Francis. In these poems, "toads/ pull their ...

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The Laugh We Make When We Fall 2002, Backwaters Press

ISBN-13: 9780967714974

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