These warm, funny, and eloquent poems, spanning the years 2000 to 2005, by the celebrated author of Always Coming Home and The Language of the Night, showcase Le Guin’s many facets as a writer.
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"Le Guin's down-to-earth, intensely personal voice is unmistakable."—Los Angeles Times
“Short and sweet, these verses are simple and honest.”—Library Journal
“This sixth gathering of poems comprises compact and often songlike work, adroit in both Western and non-Western modes.”—Publishers Weekly
“These poems are musical; in turns fierce, playful, sunlit, dark; always in her own clear voice. She writes powerfully of love, aging, and illness, and her strong social vision never wavers.”—Naomi Replansky
“Here is a book to lift the spirits of all ages of readers—give it to your favorite teenager as well as your wisest elder. It is rich, resonant, and simply wonderful.”—Naomi Shihab Nye