In This Elegant Collection, D Nurkse Elegizes A Lost Father, A Foreshortened Childhood, And A Young Marriage From The Drenched Lawns Of Suburbia To The Streets Of Brooklyn, He Delivers Up The Small But Crucial Epiphanies That Propel An American Coming Of Age And Chronicles The Development Of A Tender Yet Exacting Consciousness As The Diversions Of Childhood Prefigure The Heartbreak Of Adulthood, Nurkse Captures The Exquisite Sadness Of Each Small Fall That Carries Us Further From Our Early Innocence In The Book S Final Section, The Poet Turns To Face Mortality With A Series Of Stirring Poems About Illness In Midlife Throughout, Nurkse Celebrates The Sheer Strangeness Of Our Perceptions In A Language That Is Both Astute And Surpassingly Lyrical From The Hardcover Edition
D Nurkse is the author of eight books of poetry He has received the Whiting Writers Award, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, two grants from the New York State Foundation for the Arts, and other awards He has also written widely on human rights.
- 112 pages
- The Fall
- Dennis Nurkse
- 07 May 2019 Dennis Nurkse