Winter's Journey

By: Dobyns, Stephen

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" Dobyns' poetry] has a somber, eccentric beauty not quite like anything else around these days."--"The New York Times Book Review"

" Dobyns] blends philosophical musings with daft, deft metaphors and a cheeky vernacular."--"Poetry"

Poet and best-selling novelist Stephen Dobyns employs everything from Atlantic seascapes to werewolf dreams to explore issues public and private. By turns tough and tender, Dobyns' plainspoken poems create and reflect a worldview full of possibilities. He contrasts the quotidian with the exalted, always delivered in a precise, familiar voice. Daily walks become meditations on politics, philosophy, literature, and the larger considerations of existence and being.

Stephen Dobyns is the author of twenty-one books of fiction, including the popular Saratoga crime series, twelve books of poetry, and a collection of nonfiction. Dobyns has worked as a reporter for "The Detroit News" and has taught at the University of Iowa, Sarah Lawrence College, Warren Wilson College, Syracuse University, and Boston University. He lives in Rhode Island.

Title: Winter's Journey

Author Name: Dobyns, Stephen

Categories: Poetry.,

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press, July 01, 2010:

ISBN Number: 1556593058

ISBN Number 13: 9781556593055

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: vg

Seller ID: BB0255480

Description: Light shelf-wear.