Poems for a Winter Afternoon

Unsolicited Press
  • erschienen am 21. Dezember 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 34 Seiten
978-1-947021-70-9 (ISBN)
The poems in "Poems for a Winter Afternoon" emerge from a winter landscape in literal and figurative senses. The landscape isn't barren but rich in imagery, allusion, emotion.
Meighan conjures as much as creates a landscape rich in imagery, allusion, and emotion as the poet addresses the pain of exile, the meditation of the solitary figure, the warmth of communion with friends around a 19th-century tavern fireplace or at a modern diner counter. The setting varies from the present-day city street to lonely woods and meadows and extends geographically and thematically to the Russian Steppe of the poets whose music influenced this book. To read "Poems for a Winter Afternoon" is to explore a landscape that should strike the reader as simultaneously mysterious and familiar as well as exhilarating.
  • Englisch
  • Broschur/Paperback
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  • Klebebindung
Illustrations, black and white
  • Höhe: 216 mm
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  • Breite: 140 mm
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  • Dicke: 2 mm
  • 58 gr
978-1-947021-70-9 (9781947021709)
A former newspaper reporter, Patrick Meighan now lives the life of a nomadic adjunct professor, teaching poetry, composition, literature, and journalism courses at several four-year and two-year colleges. His poems, book reviews, and translations have appeared in many online and print journals. He earned his MFA in poetry from the low-residency program at New England College in 2012. He resides in Manchester, N.H.

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