Laux, Dorianne: Only as the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems
Only as the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems by Dorianne Laux (W. W. Norton, paperback)
Publication Date: May 12, 2020
Publisher Marketing: "A collection of new and selected works from a prize-winning poet known to bear compassionate and ruthless witness to the quotidian. 'Earthy and lyrical, Only as the Day Is Long draws from Dorianne Laux's five expansive, award-winning volumes and includes twenty new odes that pay homage to the poet's mother. Exploring experiences of survival and healing, of sexual love and celebration, Only as the Day Is Long represents a bold and brilliant body of work from a "poet of immense insight and masterful craft' (Kwame Dawes)."