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People Once Real

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by Richard Hoffman, Eileen Cleary, Martha McCollough

    • Author

      Richard Hoffman

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Lily Poetry Review

    • Published

      April 2023

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    People Once Real redefines elegy. Elegy for the present of our failing democracy, our failing planet, our failing bodies. Elegy for the futures we had imagined would be. Elegy for the past of our forgotten lessons, for our dead that we must praise or forgive to finally let some part of ourselves die. Elegy for the self that ultimately leads Hoffman toward the grace of love that saves us all from emotional oblivion. William Blake meets Walt Whitman in Hoffman, a voice of unparalleled lyricism that is both utterly intimate and specific, as it is wisely oracular and mystical, with a density of breathtaking metaphors that truly elucidate the life and death, death and life of all things that matter in our lives. Richard Blanco, 2013 Presidential Inaugural Poet, author of How To Love a County

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    • Author

      Richard Hoffman

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Lily Poetry Review

    • Published

      April 2023

    • Weight

      159g

    • Dimensions

      153 x 229 x 7 mm

    • ISBN

      9781957755113

    • ISBN-10

      1957755113

    • Eden Code

      6207500

    More Information

    • Author/Creator: Richard Hoffman

    • ISBN: 9781957755113

    • Publisher: Lily Poetry Review

    • Release Date: April 2023

    • Weight: 159g

    • Dimensions: 153 x 229 x 7 mm

    • Eden Code: 6207500


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