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The Floating Bridge: Prose Poems

The Floating Bridge: Prose Poems (Paperback)

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I was deeply taken by David Shumate's The Floating Bridge. There is none better working now at this very difficult genre, the prose poem. - Jim Harrison Even the most enthusiastic partisans of the form will tell you that good prose poems are nearly as rare as good sonnets, the manatee, or Republicans with a social conscience, and thus the canny and compelling prose poems of David Shumate's The Floating Bridge are especially welcome.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press Publication Date: 01/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9780822959892  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David Shumate is the author of High Water Mark, winner of the 2003 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. His work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Atlanta Review, Mississippi Review, and Mid-American Review, among other publications. Shumate is poet-in-residence at Marian College in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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