The Mother on the Other Side of the World by James Baker Hall
Poems

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Mysterious, richly layered, new collection from an accomplished poet.
 

About James Baker Hall

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James Baker Hall teaches at the University of Kentucky.
 
Published August 1, 1999 by Sarabande Books. 72 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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The last attempts to widen the book's scope with a poem titled ""Mogadishu"": ""what had once been her face/ was now all eyes open the child/ lay on a roadside pallet watching/ the dusty direction from which help would come...."" One poem later, ""God's Overture"" ends ""I ejaculated for the firs...

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Ezra Pound’s wry dictum that poetry be at least as well written as prose has ever had its rebels: poems sheared of punctuation, capitalization or cadence;

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