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Translations from Bark Beetle: Poems


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In this inspired new collection, acclaimed poet and translator Jody Gladding takes the physical, elemental world as her point of inquiry, examining how language arises from landscape, and deriving a lexicon for these poems from the rich offerings of the world around her. In some poems, Gladding steps into the role of translator, interpreting fragments left by bark beetle or transcribing raven calls. In others, poems take the form of physical objects -- a rock, split slate, an egg, a feather -- or they emerge from a more ...

Translations from Bark Beetle: Poems 2014, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781571314550

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