The Book of Endings
Akron Series in Poetry
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Short-listed for the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry
The poems in The Book of Endings try to make sense of, or at least come to some kind of reckoning with absence - the death of the author's mother, the absence of the beloved, the absence of an accountable god, cicadas, the dead stars arriving, the dead moon aglow in the night sky.