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These Extremes: Poems and Prose


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These Extremes: Poems and Prose - Bausch, Richard
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Many of the poems and prose in These Extremes focus on the author's family and relationships, ranging from a memorialization of his oldest sister, who died young; to prose memory pieces recalling his childhood and adolescence; to loving but unsentimental portraits of his father, mother, and other relatives. "Back Stories," the center of the book, effortlessly weaves poems around familiar characters from history, literature, movies, and popular culture -- ranging from Thomas Jefferson and Shakespeare's Falstaff to Sam, the ...

These Extremes: Poems and Prose 2009, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807135211

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