A book-length meditation in poetry in 32 sections written in the voice of a swimmer in mid-life during a half-mile swim in which he meditates on physical, intellectual and spiritual life and attempts to deal with childhood grief over the death of his mother when he was ten. Winner of the Juniper Prize for Poetry in l984.
Michael gives an overview of the book:
Michael Blumenthal graduated from the Cornell Law School with a J.D. degree in 1974, after studying philosophy and economics at the State U. of New York at Binghamton. His seventh book of poems, And, will be published by BOA Editions in May, 2009. A graduate of...