Traverse (Pacific Northwest Poetry) (Hardcover)

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Traverse, Craft's third collection, picks up where Vagrants & Accidentals left off, exploring the music, the miscues, the hidden forces and quirks of circumstance that constitute a human life, shape us into the people we become. It's a book of family origins and discovery, an adoptee's journey toward self-knowledge, a son's journey toward becoming (and losing) a parent, navigating the cross-currents of estrangement and acceptance, ecological peril and ambiguous loss. It is also a history of walking, of moving through the world at human speed. As such, Traverse maps a new understanding of familial relation, from birth kin to chosen clan, from missing link to known donor children, arcing toward a wider embrace of the generational and archetypal substrates that inform identity, singular and plural alike. What kin are you to me? Craft asks, sifting through uncertainties, genealogies, and the geological record to find a deeper connection to both human and non-human nature, piecing together, step by step, a vision of expansive love, and the fragile ecology in which our lives subsist.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780899241937
ISBN-10: 089924193X
Publisher: Lynx House Press
Publication Date: January 8th, 2024
Pages: 132
Language: English
Series: Pacific Northwest Poetry