By Ted Kooser
Ted Kooser sees a writer’s workbooks because the stepping-stones on which a poet makes his approach around the move of expertise towards a poem. simply because these wobbly stones are just inches above the quotidian rush, what’s jotted there has an immediacy that's intimate and shut to lifestyles.
Kooser, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a former U.S. poet laureate, has crammed ratings of workbooks. The Wheeling Year deals a chain of contemplative prose observations approximately nature, position, and time prepared in keeping with the calendar 12 months.
Written through considered one of America’s so much loved poets, this booklet is released within the yr during which Kooser turns seventy-five, with sixty years of workbooks stretching at the back of him.
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The Wheeling Year: A Poet's Field Book by Ted Kooser