New PDF release: A Ladder of Cranes (The Alaska Literary Series)

By Tom Sexton

Whether gazing males freeing caged birds at sunrise in long island urban or a ladder of cranes emerging from a box in Manitoba, Tom Sexton is a prepared observer of the interconnectedness of the common and human worlds. the previous Alaska poet laureate takes to the line during this new assortment, wending a lyrical and every now and then mystical direction among Alaska and New England.

Travelers alongside the way in which comprise the fabled wolf of Gubbio, previous and lame and gone his taming come upon with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin. but, whereas Sexton’s trip crosses borders—and sometimes centuries—his final vacation spot is often the panorama and folks of Alaska. A Ladder of Cranes showcases Sexton’s mastery of either conventional kinds and loose verse. The tensions of his formal affects, chinese language and ecu, strength the reader to adventure those spare traces and tight observations in lovely new ways.

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