Waiting for the Past

Waiting for the Past

A new collection of poems from Les Murray that renews and transforms the contemporary world through language

In Waiting for the Past, Les Murray employs his molten sense of language to renew and transform our experience of the world. With quicksilver verse, he conjures his rural past, the life of the poor dairy boy in Australia, as he simultaneously feels the steady tug of aging, of time pulling him back to the present. Here, syntax, sense, and sound combine with… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 05, 2016)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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