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Lisa Zimmerman's Books

The Light at the Edge of Everything
Apr.25.2008
  Time and again Lisa Zimmerman gives us exquisite lyrics, of a girl child growing, of a mother watching, of the violation that brushes against us, of the love that disturbs even as we survive this enterprise of living. This is a brave and lovely book of poems. - Meena Alexander
How the Garden Looks From Here
Oct.25.2004
  In How the Garden Looks from Here, Lisa Zimmerman's poems resonate, often like Van Gogh paintings.  They open for the presence of magpies in a cornfield, for the son who is "not afraid when he wakes," for the hour filled "with wet boots and socks and black paws."  They tap into archetypal sense, and their powered imagery expresses primal synergy with...