The Dirty Side of the Storm: Poems

Fiction & Literature, Poetry, American
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Author: Martha Serpas ISBN: 9780393069808
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Publication: October 28, 2009
Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company Language: English
Author: Martha Serpas
ISBN: 9780393069808
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication: October 28, 2009
Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: English

"At once a love song and a dirge to a landscape being swallowed by the waters that define it."—St. Petersburg Times

An evocative meditation on destruction and creation, the sacred and ephemeral, along Louisiana's coast. In poems that bear witness to the eroding bayou country and its Cajun culture, Martha Serpas venerates a vanishing landscape defined by water—sensuous, fecund, and destructive. As marsh turns into gulf, identity and consciousness are transformed as well. Serpas's verses invest paradox with her own defiantly spiritual meaning.

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"At once a love song and a dirge to a landscape being swallowed by the waters that define it."—St. Petersburg Times

An evocative meditation on destruction and creation, the sacred and ephemeral, along Louisiana's coast. In poems that bear witness to the eroding bayou country and its Cajun culture, Martha Serpas venerates a vanishing landscape defined by water—sensuous, fecund, and destructive. As marsh turns into gulf, identity and consciousness are transformed as well. Serpas's verses invest paradox with her own defiantly spiritual meaning.

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