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by Mark Doty
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Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it 7 years ago
Beautiful book. Surprising in many ways - the poetry of it; the poetry in it (a lot of Emily Dickinson). Wide-ranging, introspective: from the failure and futility of language as a way to understand another being (leave it to a poet to point out language's short-comings); to the power of love and ar...
Ko
Ko rated it 9 years ago
Update: I was right. It's my favorite book so far this year.Yes, yes, yes! "The man pauses and says “I don’t know…when people talk about what they want to do for animals I always wonder why that compassion isn’t offered to other people.” My anger flared, a hot, fierce flush. I said, “You ask...
leave me alone, I'm reading
leave me alone, I'm reading rated it 9 years ago
This is one of those books that I give out to my friends when I think they could use a little comfort when grieving.
In Dreams Awake
In Dreams Awake rated it 11 years ago
Poetic. Not a light-hearted dog memoir.
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