Indeed I Was Pleased With the World by Mary Ruefle
(Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series)

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Poets of astonishing vision are rare. Mary Ruefle is of their number. Her poems discover the full beauty and anguish of life that most of us dare not see, much less depict in luminous detail for the ages.
 

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MARY RUEFLE is the author of nine books of poetry, most recently A Little White Shadow (Wave Books 2006). Her poems and prose appear in many anthologies , including Best American Poetry, Great American Prose Poems, and The Next American Essay. She is a faculty member in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College, and lives in southern Vermont.
 
Published February 1, 2007 by Carnegie Mellon. 80 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In "After a Rain," Ruefle appropriately makes the power of her own weird noticing the subject of her poem: I noticed it was silly of me to notice so much but I noticed there is no stationery in heaven, I noticed an infant will grip your hand like there is no tomorrow, while the very aged...

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