Pinion: An Elegy (Southern Messenger Poets)
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Sister tells of her observances in day-to-day life in the 1920s and her struggle to take care of her father, grown brothers, and Rose-"the change of-life-baby"-after the death of her mother: "The hens had hidden their heads beneath / their wings; they blinded themselves as I dusted / the kneading bowl with flour sifted fine as silk, and so / I disappeared as I sank my fists into it." Preacher feels keenly the burden of running the farm and fears being the last one to live on the place: "I was held fast there, pinioned, not / dying, growing numb and light, wait-crazed / and finally calm." Both wrestle with a desire for independence and the duty to home they are bound to by birth; neither marries or leaves.
Pinion is ultimately a wrenching elegy that Rose creates. She is the one who escaped, only to realize, "I survive them all, but I find I have become the house they keep."
Über den Autor: Claudia Emerson, assistant professor of English at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is also the author of Pharoah, Pharoah.
Titel: Pinion: An Elegy (Southern Messenger Poets)
Verlag: Louisiana State University Press
Zustand: very good
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