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By turns exhilarating, heartbreaking, elegiac and witty, this collection of poems by Mary von Schlegell (writing under her maiden name of Mary Whitcomb Keep) traces the arc of her life, from a small child diving into the cold green water off the Marginal Way in Ogunquit to an elderly woman awaiting the return of her golden cat in a snowstorm. She returns again and again to the touch-stone of her Catholic faith, bantering with her "Angel," re-imagining the biblical stories of Isaac, the Magi and the Return from Egypt. Most powerfully, though, the poems' lucid, highly visual rendering of nature becomes a delineation of immanence.
  • ISBN13: 9780615811239
  • Publisher: Keep Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00076
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateJuly 8, 2013
Primary CategoryPoetry/American - General
Publisher ImprintKeep Press

Some Poems from the Coast of Maine

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