Pray Me Stay Eager

Pray Me Stay Eager

Book - 2018
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"A dreamy voice turns dark and gritty as Ellen Dore Watson interrogates personal purpose in the face of looming mortality. Poems sway comfortably, fluidly through associative discourse, radiating and championing love and adoration, indulging in simple pleasures with high magnitude and deep resonance. These poems are musical and sing in a different register for Watson in her ninth collection. Ellen Dore Watson is the author of four full-length collections of poems, most recently Dogged Hearts from Tupelo Press. Watson's journal appearances include APR, Tin House, Orion, Field, Ploughshares and The New Yorker. Among her honors are a Rona Jaffe Writers Award, fellowships to the MacDowell Colony and to Yaddo, and a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship. Watson serves as poetry and translation editor of The Massachusetts Review and core faculty at Drew University's Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Poetry and Translation. She is the director of the Poetry Center and the Poetry Concentration at Smith College"--
Publisher: Farmington, ME : Alice James Books, 2018.
ISBN: 9781938584688
1938584686
Branch Call Number: 811 WATSON
Characteristics: 95 pages ; 22 cm

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