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In the Laurels, Caught Lee Ann Brown

In the Laurels, Caught

Lee Ann Brown

Published May 7th 2013
ISBN : 9781934200643
Paperback
88 pages
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In the Laurels, Caught is a collection of lighthearted, deep-rooted poems written around the Appalachian region of North Carolina in Madison County. An adventurous, intellectually restless native, Lee Ann Brown writes out of attachment but with theMoreIn the Laurels, Caught is a collection of lighthearted, deep-rooted poems written around the Appalachian region of North Carolina in Madison County. An adventurous, intellectually restless native, Lee Ann Brown writes out of attachment but with the slant of a transplanted outsider. She investigates elements of local language, musicality, material culture, and landscape, using collage, found poetry, and oral history and anecdote.A Daylilys blossomonly lasts one dayBinnorie O Binorie OMy grandmother showed mehow to have my sayO the glory O the gloryNow every time I see a faded drooping budI deadhead it like she did so the rest can live onThe story O the storyLee Ann Brown is professor of English at St. Johns University. Her book Polyverse won the New American Poetry Series Award. The Sleep That Changed Everything appeared in 2003. She is founding editor of the small press Tender Buttons.