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One Bird Falling

Follett, CB

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ISBN 10: 1568091451 / ISBN 13: 9781568091457
Published by Time Being Books, 2011
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Title: One Bird Falling

Publisher: Time Being Books

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Used: Very Good

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Poetry. The compassionate and penetrating poems in this collection focus on the natural, personal, and political. Of all the "steady and purposeful" birds that appear in ONE BIRD FALLING—ravens, doves, geese, meadowlarks, owls, vultures—the one that falls is never named but "[pulls] the sky after it," indicating "Something terrible / is coming and we pretend otherwise." The "we" of this and other poems is "far away...trying to do what's right" in a world controlled by what is invisible, wordless, and unpredictable as the wind.

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Winner of the 2001 National Poetry Book Award from Salmon Run Press, for her book At the Turning of the Light, CB Follett has been nominated for numerous Pushcart Prizes, including thrice as a poet. She has been widely published and anthologized and has won numerous contest prizes. She is a recipient of a grant for poetry from the Marin Arts Council. She was publisher, and coeditor, with Susan Terris, of RUNES: A Review of Poetry. She is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Poets. Follett is the current Poet Laureate of Marin County, California (2010-2012). This is her seventh collection of poetry.

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