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May Is an Island by Jonathan Johnson
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May Is an Island (edition 2018)

by Jonathan Johnson (Author)

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If the dead are a sea and the living an island, these poems speak from the shore. Their steady company consoles and reminds us that the wages of mortal awareness and sorrow endured can be attention and generosity. From mournful solitude and wanderings as far as Paris, Greece and Spain, Johnson returns again and again to his familiar Scottish coasts, Highlands, and relations; to fatherhood and romantic love; to sensory wonder and the reverence of moments; and now and then to outright grace.… (more)
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Title:May Is an Island
Authors:Jonathan Johnson (Author)
Info:Carnegie Mellon University Press (2018), Edition: 1, 88 pages
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May Is an Island (Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series) by Jonathan Johnson

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If the dead are a sea and the living an island, these poems speak from the shore. Their steady company consoles and reminds us that the wages of mortal awareness and sorrow endured can be attention and generosity. From mournful solitude and wanderings as far as Paris, Greece and Spain, Johnson returns again and again to his familiar Scottish coasts, Highlands, and relations; to fatherhood and romantic love; to sensory wonder and the reverence of moments; and now and then to outright grace.

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