Four Directions: New and Recollected Poems

By: Bruchac, Joseph

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First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For James, Keep Writing! Ink name on half-title page. 2015 Trade Paperback. 53 pp. In Joseph Bruchac's Four Directions, the Manitou tells the whale, I can change you / into an island of stone . . . you will not die / as the animals die / but wear slowly away / into waters / that love you. No transforming deity but one of our time's finest writers, Bruchac deeply and meaningfully renders the experience of bereavement and the experience of living our earthly destinies. The concluding poem, Season's End, beautifully evokes our human effort to come to terms with mortality: Within the sweat lodge we will drum, / remembering we are promised nothing. / It is reason enough to join our voices, / my sons and I, for dead and living, / our breath reborn into song. -Ralph Salisbury, Pulitzer Nominee, 2012 Riverteeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize & Rockefeller Bellagio Award

Title: Four Directions: New and Recollected Poems

Author: Bruchac, Joseph

Categories: Native American Studies, Native American Tribes, Americana, Poetry, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Mongrel Empire Press: 2015

ISBN Number: 0990320472

ISBN Number 13: 9780990320470

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2297703

Keywords: POEMS POETRY FOUR DIRECTIONS JOSEPH BRUCHAC NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES,