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In the title poem of this collection, the speaker declares that the common measure of love is loss, signature qualities of the poems of Michael Waters. Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems collects the best of Waters, whose vivid, sensual poems evoke poignant memories of loss and the emotional aftermath. Contains generous selections from Waters' six previous volumes, as well as new work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781880238950
ISBN-10: 1880238950
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 160mm x 20mm)
Pages: 130
Imprint: BOA Editions, Limited
Publisher: BOA Editions, Limited
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Waters

Michael Waters is Professor of English at Salisbury University in Maryland where he teaches creative writing and American literature. He has published six collections of poetry, including three from BOA Editions and three from Carnegie Mellon University Press.

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