Chronic (Hardcover)

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The first poetry collection by D. A. Powell since his remarkable trilogy of "Tea," "Lunch," and
"Cocktails," a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award

"so many of the best days seem minor forms of nearness "
"that easily falls among the dropseed: a rind, a left-behind"

About the Author

D. A. POWELL is the author of Chronic (Graywolf Press, 2009); Cocktails (Graywolf Press, 2004), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry; Lunch (Wesleyan University Press, 2000); and Tea (Wesleyan University Press, 1998). He teaches at the University of San Francisco and lives in the Bay Area.

Praise For…

Praise for Cocktails:

“Powell’s long, stuttering line helps his extravagant imagination encompass the practical troubles long illness entails. No accessible poet of his generation is half as original, and no poet as original is this accessible.” —The New York Times Book Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9781555975166
ISBN-10: 155597516X
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication Date: February 17th, 2009
Pages: 79
Language: English