In her second collection of poems, Valerie Martinez builds on the artistic command of language that characterized her award-winning first volume, Absence, Luminescent . Taking on not only such familiar themes as love and loss, family and culture, but also the creative act of poetry itself, World to World crosses new boundaries to chart a mature poet's awareness of her own voice and style. Martinez explores the dynamic of creation/dissolution in original and intriguing ways. Here are the strange and provocative ...

World to World 2004, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816523757

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