New PDF release: A Ladder of Cranes (The Alaska Literary Series)

By Tom Sexton

ISBN-10: 1602232571

ISBN-13: 9781602232570

Whether gazing males liberating caged birds at sunrise in ny urban or a ladder of cranes emerging from a box in Manitoba, Tom Sexton is a willing observer of the interconnectedness of the average and human worlds. the previous Alaska poet laureate takes to the line during this new assortment, wending a lyrical and every now and then mystical direction among Alaska and New England.

Travelers alongside the way in which comprise the fabled wolf of Gubbio, outdated and lame and gone his taming stumble upon with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin. but, whereas Sexton’s trip crosses borders—and sometimes centuries—his final vacation spot is usually the panorama and other people of Alaska. A Ladder of Cranes showcases Sexton’s mastery of either conventional varieties and loose verse. The tensions of his formal impacts, chinese language and ecu, strength the reader to adventure those spare traces and tight observations in lovely new ways.

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