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In the Kingdom of the Ditch free pdf In poetry that is at once accessible and finely crafted, Todd Davis maps the mysterious arc between birth and death, celebrating the beauty and pain of our varied entrances and exits, while taking his readers into the deep forests and waterways of the northeastern United States. With an acute sensibility for language unlike any other working poet, Davis captures the smallest nuances in the flowers, trees, and animals he encounters through a daily life spent in the field. Davis draws upon stories and myths from Christian, Transcendental, and Buddhist traditions to explore the intricacies of the spiritual and physical world we too often overlook. In celebrating the abundant life he finds in a ditch--replete with Queen Anne's lace and milkweed, raspberries and blackberries, goldenrod and daisies--Davis suggests that life is consistently transformed, resurrected by what grows out of the fecundity of our dying bodies. In his fourth collection the poet, praised by The Bloomsbury Review, Arts

About Todd Davis

Todd Davis teaches creative writing, American literature, and environmental studies at Penn State University's Altoona College, USA. He has authored and edited thirteen books.

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Author : Todd Davis
Publisher : Michigan State University Press
Data Published : 28 February 2014
ISBN : 1611860709
EAN : 9781611860702
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 112 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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