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A Love Embargo

ByTed Higgs

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The speakers in Ted Higgs’ A Love Embargo earn our close attention and trust. From these poems come an acuity of observation, wisdom from the sharp images of memory, all of it articulated with the clarity of a walk “out under a moon across the bridge.” There are mysteries to confront, explore, unravel: library ghosts, ancient sealed invitations, a wampus cat, a pearl-handled knife from someone else’s nightmare. In “Search Engine Blues” the mundane turns into a profound and surprising meditation on memory, friendship, and mortality. In “Pavilion” the commonplace scent of barbeque at the edge of a forest becomes a “dialect of smoke.” Follow along on these journeys with Higgs; in these poems you will recognize powerful sketches of despair set against the quiet defiance of love and eloquence, prescriptions against the hopeless winter in our souls. —Kim Trevathan, author of Against the Current: Paddling Upstream on the Tennessee River

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Publication Date
Feb 3, 2023
Language
English
ISBN
9781365176227
Category
Poetry
Copyright
Some Rights Reserved - Creative Commons (CC BY)
Contributors
By (author): Ted Higgs

Specifications

Pages
87
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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