The Heart Beat of Wings


48 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published August 2017

In the Heart Beat of Wings, the poet’s concerns range from memories of childhood to the death of beloved parents, immigrant ancestors, and a great love of nature, particularly winged creatures. The Cathedral poems are especially noteworthy, but in all the poems what is striking is the music under the lines and the gift for language: “I have been afraid / of harsh words / of hounds quarrying / the cat of my aging. //