The Little Field of Self: (Phoenix Poets)
Doreen Gildroy (Author)
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Dung Beetle; Be kind to me, a mess. I represent persistence - in the dirty thing; things larger than me; I do not fear. Whatever you think, or like - I live. Oh, marvell Pushing up the hill - rolling around. I feel myself at work. You are larger than I think, and that is very comforting to me. Set in a castle and on its grounds in Brittany, The Little Field of Self is one long poem comprised of individual poems that articulate the essence of devotion and the conflict within the devoted. With surprising inventiveness and technical skill, and without ornamentation, self-consciousness, or self-display, Doreen Gildroy has forged an original poetic style that renders inner being authentically and convincingly.
About the Author
Doreen Gildroy lives in Irvine, California. Her poems have appeared in magazines such as American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and TriQuarterly, among others. This is her first book.
- Contributor: Doreen Gildroy
- Imprint: University of Chicago Press
- ISBN13: 9780226293295
- Number of Pages: 72
- Packaged Dimensions: 16x22x1mm
- Packaged Weight: 113
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
- Release Date: 2002-02-27
- Series: Phoenix Poets
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Doreen Gildroy lives in Irvine, California. Her poems have appeared in magazines such as American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, and TriQuarterly, among others. This is her first book.