Castaway Katherine Riegel Castaway In her debut collection of poetry Katherine Riegel explores the secrets that lurk in the wide open spaces of the Midwest images of prairie as ocean never far from the surface as James Wright wrote
  • Title: Castaway
  • Author: Katherine Riegel
  • ISBN: 9780982861257
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Paperback
Castaway Katherine RiegelIn her debut collection of poetry, Katherine Riegel explores the secrets that lurk in the wide open spaces of the Midwest, images of prairie as ocean never far from the surface as James Wright wrote, Where is the sea, that once solved the whole loneliness Of the Midwest Here are fairytale doors that lead to horses and clover, sensuality and regret Here, among the driftIn her debut collection of poetry, Katherine Riegel explores the secrets that lurk in the wide open spaces of the Midwest, images of prairie as ocean never far from the surface as James Wright wrote, Where is the sea, that once solved the whole loneliness Of the Midwest Here are fairytale doors that lead to horses and clover, sensuality and regret Here, among the drifting leaves, are sketches of a family as ecosystem, complex and competing In these poems, songbirds sing of loss and remembrance Castaway is an homage to a childhood, a family, a place It is a book about memory and mourning, yearning, and just how far words can take us in the effort to reclaim what we ve lost.
Castaway Katherine Riegel

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  1. From the BookGREETINGDrive down a lightly graveled roadbetween a field of corn and a field of soybeans.Turn off the engine Openthe windows This is very important.How else can yousmell the purple clover Your life is a treein all this open space.And the birds sparrows and red winged blackbirds, robins,mourning doves, swallows they do not need your life.This is a goodthing You are lonely enoughfor yourself to bear.It is June.Stay until the cornis so tall a child couldwalk into it and disappear.It w [...]

  2. Castaway is memories of growing up, childhood in the landscapes of Illinois Riegel s work is excellence at its best AmbrosiaThey say we have finished becoming by age seven We are the tree in the front yard by then drag queen spectacle at christmas pale fingered in the spring, dark green secrets in the summer but never any different bark, leaves of another species, arms the shape of castle spires.How to Follow the RulesSleep through mornings that show you one dull path, the one you think you ve m [...]

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