Coming into Eighty: Poems

Coming into Eighty: Poems

May Sarton

Language: English

Pages: 19

ISBN: 0393316238

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

In May Sarton's seventeenth and final collection of poetry, the writer reflects on life, aging, and mortalityComing into Eighty presents a poet's look at age. Herein, Sarton gives readers a glimpse into her quotidian tasks, her memories, her losses, and her triumphs. The volume explores topics ranging from the war in Iraq to the struggle of taking a cat to the vet. Dark and immediate, this work catalogues both the tedium and the splendor of life with equal wit and beauty. Winner of the Levinson Prize.














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