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Poetry from the Desert Floor

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ISBN-10: 1470024799

ISBN-13: 9781470024796

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pat Kelley

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Patient, honest investigations of the places where external environment and personal identity clash and reshape one another.Kirkus Review..An all-encompassing context, the desert never functions as mere backdrop; rather, it infiltrates all, sometimes quite literally, as when the "winds blow / off the Rockies / leaving dirt on the floor, / in the bed, / on the old flowered sofa, /settling softly on the dishes." Nor are the human inhabitants unaffected. Under the unfiltered glare, men live harsh lives marked by violent ritual, while women labor quietly and unceasingly. Kelley's portrayals are hardly one-dimensional,however. Her poems capture a complicated, beautiful interplay of human and…    
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Book details

List price: $10.88
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 50
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Pat Kelley is the author of three novels and two non-fiction books based on her forty-three year career in Human Resources. She lives in eastern Arkansas.