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A Map of the Night: Poems (Illinois Poetry Series) by David Wagoner

By David Wagoner

David Wagoner’s wide-ranging poetry buzzes and swells with existence. Woods, streams, and fields fascinate him--he fortunately admits his devotion to Thoreau--but so do humans and their behavior, pricey family and friends, the extraordinary poet, and strangers who turn into even stranger while checked out heavily. during this new assortment, Wagoner catches the combined emotions of a protracted force, the sensations of jogging opposed to a present, the trouble of writing poetry with noisily amorous friends, and plenty of extra uniquely conventional experiences.

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