Canopy: Poems

Canopy: Poems

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A long-awaited yet startlingly urgent new collection from “a contemporary master”*—a fierce, big-hearted eye on our last, tumultuous decade, and our fragile environment *Los Angeles Review of Books

Linda Gregerson’s long-awaited new collection is a tour de force, a compendium of lives touched by the radical fragility of the planet and, ultimately, the endless astonishment and paradox of being human within the larger ecosystem, “in a world where every breath I take is luck.”

From the Syrian refugee and ecological crises, to police brutality and COVID, to the Global Seed Vault buried under permafrost, the poems ask: How does consciousness relate to the individual body, the individual to the communal, the community to our environment? How do we mourn a loved one, and how do we mourn strangers?

The magnificent poems in Canopy catalogue and reckon with humanity and the natural world, mortality, rage, love, grief, and survival.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358622253

  • ISBN-10: 0358622255

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $14.99

  • Publication Date: 03/22/2022

  • Carton Quantity: 24

Linda Gregerson
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Linda Gregerson

Linda Gregerson is the author of six previous collections of poetry, most recently of Prodigal: New and Selected Poems. A former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Gregerson is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan, where she directs the Helen Zell Writers' Program.
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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358622253

  • ISBN-10: 0358622255

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $14.99

  • Publication Date: 03/22/2022

  • Carton Quantity: 24

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