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River Electric With Light (Paperback) (Sarah Wetzel)

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Sarah Wetzel’s stunning second collection of poems, River Electric with Light, is a work of pilgrimage, a work in search of the sacred and the spiritually significant. Touching down in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Kabul, New York, and Rome, Wetzel’s poems, ranging from lyric meditations to discursive drama, weave themselves from her life as wife, lover, stepmother, and traveler. She names the force propelling herRiver—“If I must choose a word for you, / let it be the word / for what flows,” she writes. At times joyful, at times grief-ridden, Wetzel’s poems accumulate associatively pulling slivers of secular solace from a world where violence infuses the body, the landscape, and even dreams, recognizing that while: “Our lives are always half over. / There’s still time.”
Number of Pages: 102
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Sarah Wetzel
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2015
TCIN: 50376700
UPC: 9781597092869
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-8644
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