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Published by Old Wine Press in Louisville, Ky. (3733 Greenwich Rd., Louisville 40218) .
Written in English



  • Kentucky


  • Kentucky -- Poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementR. Meir Morton.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O8836 K46 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3701313M
LC Control Number2003267545

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Florence, Kentucky - So what if the old man So what if the old man - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. The result is an important assembly of Gentry's most celebrated poems alongside new, previously unpublished works. Johnson uses Gentry's own methodology to organize the book, showcasing the range of the poet's work and the flexibility of her style -- sometimes ironic and humorous; sometimes poignant; but always clear, intelligent, and : Jane Gentry, Julia Johnson.   "bell hook's poems grab us with an impatient sense of urgency to be active participants in environmentalism and sustainability in the Kentucky hills. It's a slim volume to which you may return often."―Rita Kohn, NUVO "Powerful and clear, the book celebrates the area while simultaneously mourning its ongoing losses."―Cited by: 3. Kentucky Poet Laureate “I’m grateful for the recognition and I’m very eager to spread the gospel of poetry around the state,” — Jeff Worley, Kentucky Poet Laureate. To request a reading or other activity, email the poet laureate at [email protected] Include "Poet Laureate Request" in the subject line.

Dr. Richard E Jaggers () was a life-long Kentucky educator whose career progressed from a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse to an Associate Dean of Instruction of Graduate Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. This collection of poems was written over Author: Jane Gentry. The poems published in the book examine a variety of subjects including, joy, death, family relationships and Kentucky history. Each poet Worley selected has published at least two collections and has maintained an active literary presence in the state. Books shelved as kentucky-author: The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver, That Book Woman by Heather Henson, All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cawein, Madison Julius, Kentucky poems. New York, E.P. Dutton, (OCoLC)