All I Want Is a Walk-On Part

March 15, 2000|
All I Want Is a Walk-On Part by LaMonte Palmer
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The writing of poetry is most often a calling of youth — passionate, distracted, purblind — rather than that of age, with its clarity, credible regret, and wisdom. What we may need more of is a senior poetry, a poetry of genuine felt experience that is for everybody, not just 'Seniors.' Lamonte Palmer's work fits this description eloquently.In All I Want Is a Walk-On Part, Palmer, in his seventies, faces full-on the big questions — of Love, of the difficulty and rewards of relationships with others, of work — and seeks the answers and the redemption that prove available.

Born in 1924 in Lethbridge, Alberta, raised in the cattle and irrigation country around nearby Raymond, Lamonte Palmer joined the RCAF during World War II. After the war, he enrolled in and graduated from the medical school at the University of Alberta. Subsequently he served as a medical officer at various overseas Canadian embassies ...
Title:All I Want Is a Walk-On Part
Product dimensions:85 pages, 6 X 9 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:85 pages, 6 X 9 X 0.2 in
Published:March 15, 2000
Publisher:DC BOOKS
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780919688582

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