New PDF release: A Ladder of Cranes (The Alaska Literary Series)

By Tom Sexton

Whether looking at males freeing caged birds at sunrise in manhattan urban or a ladder of cranes emerging from a box in Manitoba, Tom Sexton is a willing observer of the interconnectedness of the average and human worlds. the previous Alaska poet laureate takes to the line during this new assortment, wending a lyrical and every now and then mystical course among Alaska and New England.

Travelers alongside the best way contain the fabled wolf of Gubbio, outdated and lame and gone his taming stumble upon with Saint Francis of Assisi, and chinese language poet Li Bai chanting to a Yangtze River dolphin. but, whereas Sexton’s trip crosses borders—and sometimes centuries—his final vacation spot is often the panorama and folks of Alaska. A Ladder of Cranes showcases Sexton’s mastery of either conventional kinds and unfastened verse. The tensions of his formal affects, chinese language and ecu, strength the reader to adventure those spare traces and tight observations in attractive new ways.

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