One Hidden Stuff

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Penguin Books, 2006 - Poetry - 78 pages
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Using long-lined, imaginative leaps to connect the everyday with the miraculous, the intimate with the visionary, Barbara Ras s poems surge across the page like waves crashing on a beach. She crafts the forty-one new poems in this collection with a zany and spacious cunning that reaches from family to community, from what s cherished to what s lost, from culture to nature.

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Ras shows her mastery of the sound of language in this second book, after the Walt Whitman Award-winningBite Every Sorrow . Reading these poems, one thinks of the image from Yeats: "O body swayed to ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Barbara Ras's first book of poems, Bite Every Sorrow, won the Walt Whitman Award in 1997 and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. She is currently the director of the Trinity University Press in San Antonio.

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