Tom Sexton's A Ladder of Cranes (The Alaska Literary Series) PDF

By Tom Sexton

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

Travelers alongside the way in which contain the fabled wolf of Gubbio, outdated and lame and gone his taming come across with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin.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 varieties and loose verse. The tensions of his formal impacts, chinese language and eu, strength the reader to adventure those spare traces and tight observations in lovely new ways.

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