Crow Mercies

Crow Mercies

Book - 2010
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Poetry. Crows are loud and insistent. They are smart and relentless. They are not easily tricked. Instead, they play tricks. The mercy they practice is a measured mercy. They are not mean but they are clear-sighted. They see a long distance backwards and forwards. They are dark but shining. Likewise, the poems in CROW MERCIES survey large territories, sometimes with an overview, sometimes close-at-claw. Winner of the first Sarah Lantz Memorial Poetry Prize (from CALYX Books), poet Penelope Scambly Schott draws on myriad experiences to bring herself and the reader into a deeper and far-reaching connection to the world.
Publisher: Corvallis, OR : Calyx Books, 2010.
ISBN: 9780934971119
Branch Call Number: 811.54 Schott 10/2010
Characteristics: ix, 87 p. ;,23 cm.


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