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Paradise

Paradise (Paperback)

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In Paradise, Stephen Gibson's fourth poetry collection, we are taken on a journey through history and myth, wars past and present, public discoveries and private loss. As the reader confronts past horrors and present truths as well as the speaker's personal ones (an abused mother, a shellshocked father), it becomes apparent that the paradise sought-not in the hereafter but in the here and now-lies just beyond reach. It all ends, suggest these verses, with the understanding that behind everything we find nothing more divine than the human.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: University of Arkansas Press Publication Date: 15/02/2011 ISBN-13: 9781557289599  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephen Gibson is the author of three previous poetry collections, "Frescoes" (2009 poetry book prize from Lost Horse Press), "Masaccio's Expulsion" (2006 poetry book prize from MARGIE/IntuiT House), and "Rorschach Art" (Red Hen Press). He is a past Individual Artist Fellowship recipient from the State of Florida in both poetry and fiction.

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