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Falling Ill: Last Poems


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Falling Ill: Last Poems - Williams, C K
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A capstone to an unforgettable career Over the past half century, the great shape-shifting poet C. K. Williams took upon himself the poet's task: to record with candor and ardor "the burden of being alive." In Falling Ill , his final volume of poems, he brings this task to its conclusion, bearing witness to a restless mind's encounter with the brute fact of the body's decay, the spirit's erasure. Written with unsparing lyricism and relentless discursive logic, these brave poems face unflinchingly "the dreadful edge of a ...

Falling Ill: Last Poems 2018, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374537531

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Falling Ill: Last Poems 2017, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374152208