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Search & Rescue : Poems - by Michael Chitwood (Paperback)

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In Search and Rescue, Michael Chitwood seeks what the pagan Celts called the thin places, the spots where otherworldliness bleeds into the everyday. Beginning with childhood, the poet meditates on the intersection of the sacred and secular, on those luminous moments we can only partially understand. Water anchors the collection with the title poem, which explores the history of a large manmade lake and how it changes the surrounding mountain community. Displaying keen narrative skills and an engaging voice, the poems in Search and Rescue pay homage to Whitman and Dickinson, to Heaney and Wright, in pursuit of the everyday grace of Appalachian culture and the natural landscape.
Number of Pages: 73
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
Author: Michael Chitwood
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2018
TCIN: 53390935
UPC: 9780807167359
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-0687
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