Halfway to Silence

Halfway to Silence

by May Sarton, Sarton

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Overview

Pure lyric poems come rarely in any poet's life.


When they do, the must be treasured as gifts from the White Goddess, "sister of the mirage and echo." To May Sarton, poetry was life's deepest creative passion. It reflected the preoccupations of her mind and emotions as she progressed through more than five decades of experiencing the natural world, love and friendship, and the crises of the times. But for a long while she felt the lyric mood was past. Then, abruptly, her life took a new turn, and a marvelously musical flow of short poems came from her pen. They are collected here, in this small volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393009927
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/1980
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

May Sarton (1912-1995) was an acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist.

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