Even in Quiet Places by William Stafford

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This book brings together four privately printed chapbooks and offers them to the general public in one volume. All the poems are in William Stafford's familiar, reflective voice, and some had been freshly typed at the time of Stafford's death in August of 1993. The book is hospitable to a full range of experiences, moods, stunts with language, tones, expressive landmarks, and intimacies with the universe. Long considered a major voice in twentieth century American poetry, William Stafford is also one of our nation's most popular poets.

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Published January 1, 2010 by Confluence Press. 120 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the poems gathered here, he recalls the past, his childhood and family: ""Those bells in the heart, that dulcimer,/ and the days walking beside you, their glances/ level, equal-permanent moments..."" He writes of rocks, birds, trees, dreams, his pacifism and American heritage, using reflection...

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