Weather central

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994 - Poetry - 87 pages
9 Reviews
'Weather Central, Ted Kooser's latest book, reinforces his title as poet laureate of Nebraska, whether the governor has gotten around to making the appointment or not...His poems have the beauty and wisdom of something closely tied to the soil...perfect combinations of imagery and music, American poetry, the real thing.'--Reagen Upshaw, The Bloomsbury Review

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User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

Another soothing collection of poetry with concise, poignant imagery. What I like most about Kooser is that he glorifies the every day in a way that is not gaudy or excessive. Rather, his verses leave ... Read full review

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

In a lot of ways, I feel that this is more of a three star collection in that it feels a bit uneven at times. The poems "Etude" and "Sparklers," though, are such powerful five-star poems that I erred on the side of generosity. Read full review

Contents

Etude
3
A Hatch of Flies
9
A Letter in October
15
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

As Poet Laureate of the United States, Ted Kooser launched the weekly poetry column "American Life in Poetry," which appears in over 100 newspapers nationwide. He is the author of ten books of poems, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Delights & Shadows. He lives in Nebraska.

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