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The seventh book of poems from Devin Johnston, a poet who can "change the way you breathe" (Maureen N. McLane).Dragons is a sonorous, sensual collection of poems from Devin Johnston, "one of the finest craftsmen of verse we have" (Michael Autrey, Booklist). Attentive to both the physical world and our place within it, his arresting images of nature and human life ring with quiet power. An elegy for a ten-year-old hen; a fourth grader seeing a fox, his "fur waistcoat immaculate"; the sound of neighbors arguing set against the "pallid flames" of the setting sun. The scenes that Johnston presents come together to form a resonant, restrained meditation on life's journey and "the feeling of time."
Author: Devin Johnston
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.25h x 5.38w x 1.00d
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