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Title Because the light will not forgive me : essays from a poet / Shaun T. Griffin ; Illustrations by Ismael García Santillanes.
Author Griffin, Shaun T. (Shaun Timothy), 1953- author.
Publication Reno ; Las Vegas : University of Nevada Press, [2019]
Description xiv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 808.819 G
Summary "This is a book of essays about the American West, about poets and poetry, and about looking beyond our borders for reconciliation and lessons about how we might address similar issues at home."--Provided by publisher.
Contents Dressing for fire -- Snowalking -- Walking into the desert -- Letter from the Blackstone River : under fog with the porcupine caribou -- Minot, North Dakota : when the sky begins to unravel -- Walden Pond in the desert -- Because the land is so bare : the poetry of Joanne de Longchamps -- Adrian C. Louis and the fire water world -- The desert outside : thinking about Richard Shelton -- Most of what I believe was found in poetry's ancient hands -- My journey to Hayden Carruth : falling down to understand -- From sorrow's well : on Hayden Carruth's resolute poetics -- Before I knew her mind : a dream of Carolyn Kizer -- If I had wheels or love -- From the ash of human feeling : teaching poetry behind the fence -- Looking for William Stafford on the yard -- The magnetic pull in a poem -- Sing, before the long silence returns -- What border to cross? -- A poet returns to Ireland -- In the library of chile pickers, fishermen, and Vicente's stone -- Below swifts in the Albayzón -- Fourteen days in South Africa ; healing and contradiction at Land's End -- Letter from Zimbabwe -- Fadhil in the new world : how humor saved an Iraqi poet -- Trying to cross the island between us -- Without a way home.
Subject Griffin, Shaun T. (Shaun Timothy), 1953- -- Friends and associates.
Griffin, Shaun T. (Shaun Timothy), 1953- (OCoLC)fst01966055
Poetry of places.
Poets -- Biography.
Poetry in prisons.
Friendship. (OCoLC)fst00935174
Poetry in prisons. (OCoLC)fst01748419
Poetry of places. (OCoLC)fst01067759
Poets. (OCoLC)fst01067778
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author García Santillanes, Ismael, illustrator.
ISBN 9781948908122 paperback alkaline paper
1948908123 paperback alkaline paper

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