Dunce ‐ Mary Ruefle

BookNotes author: [[ Mary Ruefle ]]

Poetry collection

  • Strange images and metaphors uniting the poems in grief and aging. The collection explores the beauty of living, but also the inevitablity of death.
  • A focus on the details of the natural world to illuminate a great melancholy, but also joy.
  • Turns of phrases like speech throughout, that are then twisted.

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