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Hungry Ear Poems of Food and Drink

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ISBN-10: 1608195511

ISBN-13: 9781608195510

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kevin Young

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Food and poetry: in so many ways a natural pairing, from prayers over bread to street vendor songs. Poetry is said to feed the soul, each poem a delicious morsel. When read aloud, the best poems provide a particular joy for the mouth. Poems about food make these satisfactions explicit and complete.Pages can and have been filled about food’s elemental pleasures. And of course we all know food is more than food: it’s identity and culture. Our days are marked by meals; our seasons are marked by celebrations. We plant in spring, harvest in fall. We labor over hot stoves; we treat ourselves to special meals out. Food is nurture; it’s comfort; it’s reward. While some of the poems here are…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 10/16/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English