Poems the Size of Photographs

Poems the Size of Photographs

Brief, that place in the year

when a blossoming pear tree

with its sweet laundered scent

reinhabits wooden roads

that arch and diverge up

into electronic snow city.

--"Brief, That Place in the Year"

In Poems The Size of Photographs, Les Murray deftly maneuvers through familiar themes--the local terrain of the Australian people, politics, and landscape, as well as the terrain that is harder to render tangible: history, myth, and symbol. As if trying to find the fissure… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 29, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

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