The ice lizard: poems 1977-88

Front Cover
Sheep Meadow Press, Dec 1, 1992 - Poetry - 85 pages
0 Reviews
Judith Johnson, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize & the Poetry Society of America Di Castagnola Prize, has published six previous books of poetry & one of short fiction. "This writing moves instantly to confront the presumptions & complex orders of our experience. Its scale & courage are deeply attractive, & the wedding of too often opposed rhetorics, scientific & poetic, is in itself an achievement that merits respect."

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review


User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

In her opening poem, a Dantesque Johnson--"well past the midpoint of my life, not in a dark/ wood, but in my own house''--descends to her cellar to find "the Ice Lizard/ whom i had so long forgotten ... Read full review


Waking the Ice Lizard
Calling It Right
Eastern Amusements

11 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information