Roots in the air: new & selected poems

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Copper Canyon Press, 1993 - Poetry - 77 pages
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Kaufman is an American-born poet who now lives in Jerusalem. In this, her sixth collection of poems, she writes from a calm maturity centered in her ability to find balance between tragedy and joy ... Read full review

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Easily the best book of poems I have read this year. The paradoxically casual voice the author has chosen to write these poems of violence survived is superbly focused. Brilliant writing. Read full review

Contents

His Wife 3
Eye 17
Mycenae the Graves the Gates 30
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About the author (1993)

Shirley Kaufman is the author of seven books of poetry and several translations from the Hebrew. Her awards include the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award. A native of Seattle, Kaufman now makes her home in Jerusalem.

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