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Allowing the Light Mary Dalton

Allowing the Light

Mary Dalton

Published August 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781550810738
Paperback
62 pages
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The word allow has roots in the Latin verb laudare, to praise. These poems seek to allow the music of that which is muted in a world of bellowing. In Section I, light plays on the veined ways of vegetation, of poetry, of eros. Section II illuminatesMoreThe word allow has roots in the Latin verb laudare, to praise. These poems seek to allow the music of that which is muted in a world of bellowing. In Section I, light plays on the veined ways of vegetation, of poetry, of eros. Section II illuminates states of alienation and longing. The fierce light of Swift burns in Section IV- these poems lament Newfoundlands losses and celebrate its landscape, language, and culture.