Lights on a Ground of Darkness: An Evocation of a Place and Time

Lights on a Ground of Darkness: An Evocation of a Place and Time

Authors : Ted Kooser

ISBN10 : 080322642X ISBN13 : 9780803226425

Genres : Autobiography,Memoir,Poetry,Nonfiction

Language: English

4.32 /5

Paperback, 72 pages

Published September 1st 2009 by Bison Books

Description

Like the yellow, pink, and blue irises that had been transplanted from house to house over the years, the stories of poet Ted Kooser’s family had been handed down until, as his mother lay ill and dying, he felt an urgency to write them down. With a poet’s eye for detail, Kooser captures the beauty o......more

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About the author(Ted Kooser)

Ted Kooser lives in rural Nebraska with his wife, Kathleen, and three dogs. He is one of America's most noted poets, having served two terms as U. S. Poet Laureate and, during the second term, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection, DELIGHTS & SHADOWS. He is a retired life insurance......more

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