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Temptation by Water
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Jun.01.2010
  • 9781936138128
  • Wind Publications

Diane gives an overview of the book:

In Temptation by Water, Diane Lockward "calculates the sum of her griefs" with a vigorous and mature poetic eye. Whether mourning the loss of a lover's touch or celebrating steam rising from the slit of a baked potato, Lockward embraces life's luscious, naked flaws and ecstatic turns, surrendering to desire and what's left in "the wreckage of absence."--Dorianne Laux
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In Temptation by Water, Diane Lockward "calculates the sum of her griefs" with a vigorous and mature poetic eye. Whether mourning the loss of a lover's touch or celebrating steam rising from the slit of a baked potato, Lockward embraces life's luscious, naked flaws and ecstatic turns, surrendering to desire and what's left in "the wreckage of absence."--Dorianne Laux

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About Diane

Diane Lockward is the author of What Feeds Us (Wind Publications, 2006) which was awarded the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize. She is also the author of Eve's Red Dress (Wind Publications, 2003), and a chapbook, Against Perfection (Poets Forum Press...

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Published Reviews

Jun.25.2008

Eve’s Red Dress reveals modern women’s daily temptations and tribulations in 111 pages of poems, separated into five sections, that speak frankly about subjects such as laundry, difficult relationships with...

Jun.25.2008

Diane Lockward is a poet who knows how to play. And in Eve’s Red Dress, a handsomely designed book from Wind Publications, she plays with language, with the ironies and delights of the human condition....