Poetry. "THE LESSONS is driven by the poet's passion for natural history, for the marvels and horrors of science, for the people closest to her, and, in every way, by music. The risks Diaz takes in this beautiful first book are the profound risks of art and of love"--Gail Mazur. "Excitedly descriptive, sinuously rhythmical, and vividly perceptive, Joanne Diaz's poems 'wring the roots of thought' and fill the mind's eye with scenes of the paradoxically sensuous richnessof longing--homesickness, sorrow, love. In this book, ...

The Lessons 2011, Silverfish Review Press

ISBN-13: 9781878851598

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