Maine Literary Awards, winner, poetry
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With an astonishing and enjoyable range of references from antiquity to recent nostalgia and current popular culture, Barter's poems reflect on such varied themes as friendship, love, mortality, war and the Middle East, the environment, and life as a single man.
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Between the horrors of the Vietnam War and the pacific silences of the Kansas prairie, H. C. Palmer honors both the beauty of the English language and the ancient powers of poetry to speak experience without diminishing it. Seldom h...
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