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Compulsions of Silk Worms and Bees

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Part primer, part credo, part arm-swinging gambol, this wonderful book is resonant with wit and insight.""-- Linda Bierds Compulsions of Silkworms and Bees takes up the tradition of Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, but on poetry's own terms. At first glance, Baggott's candid counsel can be seen as a manual on writing poetry, written in poems. As the book unfolds, however, these poems take on the larger landscape of love and loss, the rigors of living fully, and the intricate, mysterious territory of our fragile, hardworking souls.

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ISBN: 9780807132562
Publication date: 30th March 2007
Author: Julianna Baggott
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 80 pages
Series: Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Series Award
Genres: Poetry