Product Description: In her highly anticipated new collection, Deborah Keenan sifts through inanimate objects and forgotten memories in search of personal validation. Her journal-like confessions create an instant bond with the reader, yet these seemingly simple poems daringly redefine common language...read more
9781571314260 | Milkweed Editions, March 16, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In her highly anticipated new collection, Deborah Keenan sifts through inanimate objects and forgotten memories in search of personal validation.
Product Description: Good Heart tells the reader what it means to have a "good heart" with all fantasies left aside. Keenan shows the reality of what a "good heart" must do to survive in the vast landscape of society, friends, and family. Kennan says, "I admit an extraordinary number of human flaws and frailties into the textÂ-claim the ragged journey that only sometimes leads to wisdom, and too often to harsh judgement, sorrow, losses...read more
Product Description: Minnesota Book Award for Poetry finalist, 1995. "A very satisfying cumulative beauty. . . .These are, simply, poems about love (while not exactly love poems) and the many forms it takes. They are finally not about happiness. Best of all, they are smart enough to know the difference...read more
9780915943456 | Milkweed Editions, September 1, 1990, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Poems by women from many cultures deal with the experiences of learning a new language, living in a new culture, being forced to flee war or political repression, and longing for one's native land