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Then, Something
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A woman, late in life, explores the boundaries between the natural and human world, between waking life and dream, between life and death, so as to approach finding answers to life's most important questions.
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A woman, late in life, explores the boundaries between the natural and human world, between waking life and dream, between life and death, so as to approach finding answers to life's most important questions.

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Then

Then, he held me there as if stunned, the figure who had appeared
saying this is the edge between what is and what is not.

On one side was the  forest in all its complex depth and verdancy,
on the other side stretched the field, a wide field full of emptiness

where memory was hidden among the grasses, each day of the past
moving like small winds there among the tall grasses.

 

 

 

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About Patricia

  • poet laureate of New Hampshire from 12/2006-3/2009, I've published 6 collections of poetry. My most recent book is Then, Something, Tupelo Press, 2009. Necessary Light (Utah State Univ. Press, 2000), winner of the May Swenson Book Award; Small Songs of Pan (Pecan...
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Published Reviews

Sep.16.2009

"Her newest book, Then, Something (Tupelo, 2009), turns away somewhat from the narrative bent of the poet’s earlier work and moves more toward lyric poems of the spirit: meditations, pastorals, mosaics,...