Margaret Gibson Poetry
"Gibson's poems are less events than the meditative siftings of an unusually sensuous mind"...read more.
Finalist, Connecticut Book Award in Non-fiction...read more.
gives us poems grounded in reverence, inquiry and sensuous delight...read more.
Winner of the Connecticut Book Award in Poetry...read more.
"Autumn Grasses is inspired by the art of Japan and by the dynamic stillness...." read more.
takes Ezra Pound's stern counsel - "Learn of the green world what can be thy place." - to heart. With stunning clarity...read more.
brings breathtaking eloquence to what Margaret describes as "traveling the Way of Alzheimer's"...read more.
Painting Credit: Eleanor Miller
The Reader's Report:
"NOT HEARING THE WOOD THRUSH
by Margaret Gibson contains a powerful collection
of lyric meditations authenticated by an original and probative intelligence working in collaboration with personal narrative and observations of the natural world. . . This is quite simply an amazing book: deeply moving and insightful, potent and restrained, focused and thoughtful, mercurial and defiant, personal and yet too mindful and philosophical
to be merely so."
gathers new poems showing the earth is a place of marvels and, at times, tragic...read more.
Finalist, National Book Award in Poetry,1993...read more.
is the desert longing, or soul-clarity, a transparency that accepts no consolation...read more.
Winner of Melville Kane Award, 1986-1987...read more.
Lamont Selection for 1982...read more.
Poems from NOT HEARING THE WOOD THRUSH have been or soon will be published in Yale Review, Southern Review, Shenandoah, Image, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Blackbird and others.