This author knows how to capture the nuances of life that most of us can relate to.
I read these poems in a parking lot waiting for someone to return, in an airport waiting for a loved one to arrive, and in bed when I couldn't fall asleep.
I would highly recommend this poetry collection for anyone who enjoys reading poetry.
Claudia Emerson, Late Wife (Louisiana State University Press, 2005)
I've had very little patience with review-writing for the past six weeks or so, and thus I let this... Read more
I read about this collection by Claudia Emerson on a list of recent Pulitzer winners, and its marital themes appealed to me, so I gave it a try. Read morePublished on April 15, 2008 by Still Learning
This author knows how to capture the nuances of life that most of us can relate to. I found that I could not put this book down. Read morePublished on September 28, 2006 by K.P.
I was a student of Claudia Emerson's at Mary Washignton College, and find her ability to honest and genuine in the classroom translates in her work. Read morePublished on September 20, 2006 by Sean Walsh
Claudia Emerson's precise use of words to convey images and to stimulate reflection is an artform. The simplicity of the poems and their ease in reading them mask the depth that is... Read morePublished on September 8, 2006 by William A. Sowka Jr.
I am always interested to read anything that wins
the Pulitzer - and once again, I was not disappointed. Read more