Weighing Light: Poems

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The fifth winner of the annual New Criterion Poetry Prize. From the glinting scales in a painting by Vermeer to the white lines that disappear beneath a headlight's beam, Mr. Brock's poems measure out the often elusive weights and distances of the known world, confronting the unruly powers that threaten his burnished surfaces. Once read, his keen perceptions--all the more striking for the expertly cadenced music of his language and his supple use of poetic form--will be long remembered.

cover of Weighing Light: Poemsauthor: Geoffrey Brock
ASIN or ISBN-10: 1566636671
binding: Hardcover
list price: $18.95 USD
amazon price: $14.21 USD