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Cover art by Douglas Kinsey

In dedicating this volume of poetry to his father, who was a championship runner in his time, Goldensohn compares the lyric poem to the hundred yard dash. Fans of Goldensohn’s work will find poems chosen from previous published works, including St. Venus Eve, Uncarving the Block, The Marrano, Dance Music and East Long Pond, as well as a generous portion of new work.

About the Author

Barry Goldensohn is the author of 5 collections of poems. He has taught at Goddard College, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Hampshire College and Skidmore College. When not at home in Cabot, Vermont, he can be found in Berkeley, NYC, Paris or London with his wife, the poet and scholar, Lorrie Goldensohn.