Sweet Machine: Poems

March 4, 1998|
Sweet Machine: Poems by Mark Doty
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Mark Doty''s last two award-winning collections of poetry, as well as his acclaimed memoir Heaven''s Coast, used the devastation of AIDS as a lens through which to consider questions of loss, love and identity. The poems in his new collection, Sweet Machine, see the world from a new, hard-won perspective: A coming back to life, after so much death, a way of seeing the body''s "sweet machine" not simply as a time bomb, but also as a vibrant, sensual, living thing. These poems are themselves "sweet machines"--lyrical, exuberant and joyous--and they mark yet another milestone in the extraordinary career of one of our most distinguished and accomplished poets.

Mark Doty's last two award-winning collections of poetry, as well as his acclaimed memoir Heaven's Coast, used the devastation of AIDS as a lens through which to consider questions of loss, love and identity. The poems in his new collection, Sweet Machine, see the world from a new, hard-won perspective: A coming back to life, after so ...
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Title:Sweet Machine: Poems
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:132 pages, 9.25 X 6 X 0.29 in
Shipping dimensions:132 pages, 9.25 X 6 X 0.29 in
Published:March 4, 1998
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060952563

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