In The Still Of The Night by Dara WierIn The Still Of The Night by Dara Wier

In The Still Of The Night

byDara Wier

Paperback | October 13, 2017

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Wier is a poet concerned with capturing the fluidity of thought and experience-and not diminishing its forward charge in doing so. Wier's lines have always had a wild whitewater crash to them, overwhelming any vessel she pours them into." - Boston Globe"That's how one human leaves us" ends the first poem of Dara Wier's direct and powerful new collection, a raw and fluid exploration of grief. Wier records her thoughts with intelligence, clarity, honesty, and immediacy, showing us the unraveling of her world and her new consciousness after a great loss. it would not be sufficientto stop the bleeding grief absence isfor these words wouldhave such life in and so of themthey would burn in waysso present we would beginto smell smoke and think fireDara Wier is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including You Good Thing, Selected Poems, Remnants of Hannah, Reverse Rapture, Hat On a Pond, and Voyages in English. Also among her works are the limited editions ( X In Fix) in Rain Taxi's Brainstorm Series, Fly on the Wall, and The Lost Epic, co-written with James Tate. She teaches workshops and form and theory seminars and directs the MFA program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and co-directs the University of Massachusetts' Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action. She is the co-founder of Factory Hollow Press in North Amherst, Massachusetts. "
Dara Wier is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including You Good Thing (Wave Books, 2013), Selected Poems(Wave Books, 2009), Remnants of Hannah(Wave Books, 2006), Reverse Rapture(Verse Press, 2005, 2006 SFSU Poetry Center Book Award), Hat On a Pond(Verse Press, 2002), and Voyages in English, (Carnegie Mellon, 2001). Also a...
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Title:In The Still Of The NightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.55 × 4.99 × 0.45 inPublished:October 13, 2017Publisher:Wave BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1940696577

ISBN - 13:9781940696577

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