Lucy: A Poem (Quarternote Chapbook Series)
- List Price:
- Buy New: $4.32
as of 5/19/2013 03:58 EDT details
- You Save: $5.63 (57%)
- Seller:BRILANTI BOOKS
- Sales Rank:1,682,475
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:Eighth Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.1
- Dimensions (in):8.8 x 5.8 x 0.2
- Publication Date:January 1, 2009
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Lucy / your secret book / that you leaned over and wrote just in the dirt— / Not having to have an ending / Not having to last. . . .
And so begins Jean Valentine’s provocative new work, Lucy, a poem that pays homage to the three million-year-old skeleton of the earliest known hominid. With a deep sense of gratitude and profound longing, this poem celebrates the creative power of the female by introducing us to one of our oldest human ancestors. In a dreamlike and often fractured syntax that is vintage Valentine, Lucy, the “wildgood mother” of our species, can once again be heard.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.