Now in paperback: the superb selection from Marge Piercy's nine most recent books, the heart of her mature poems.
This gathering of Piercy's poems is the first selected since Circles on the Water in 1982. These poems chart the milestone events and fierce passions of the poet's middle years: her Judaism, her deep connection with nature, her marriage, her cats, her politics, and in the face of the loss of time and people, her own legacy.
About the Author
Marge Piercy has written eight previous novels, including "Fly Away Home, Braided Lives, Vida, Woman on the Edge of Time, "and "Small Changes. "She has published ten collections of poetry, including "Circles on the Water "(her selected poems), "Stone, Paper, Knife, "and most recently, "My Mother's Body. "She coauthored one play with her husband, Ira Wood, the novelist and screenwriter, with whom she lives on Cape Cod.