September 25, 2020|
Caw by Michael Waters
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In passionate poems about sin, obsession, and mortality—an artist’s infatuation with a doll, an interspecies relationship, an ex-lover whose presence lingers in recipes, ecclesiastical birds, and a sex toy holding a loved one’s ashes—Waters delivers impeccably crafted narratives infused with his signature lyrical gestures. At the book’s core is a sequence of twenty-five poems on aging, dementia, and caregiving, chiseled phrase by phrase toward unflinching and memorable closure.Caw is a brilliant, intimate and moving addition to Waters’s body of work and may be his most powerful collection yet.
Michael Waters is the author of twelve previous books of poems & editor/co-editor of six anthologies, includingContemporary American Poetry(Houghton Mifflin, 2006). His recent books includeThe Dean of Discipline(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018)Celestial Joyride(BOA Editions, 2016) & the anthologiesBorder Lines(Knopf, 2020) &Reel V...
Product dimensions:96 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.29 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.29 in
Published:September 25, 2020
Publisher:BOA Editions, Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781950774128

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