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by Madeline DeFrees

Author: Madeline DeFrees
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press (June 1, 2006)
Pages: 96 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.3
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Poetry Brimming with characteristic charm and careful regard.

Brimming with characteristic charm and careful regard, Madeline DeFrees ranges in scope and scale from sonnets about Elvis, a poem-cycle about sculptor Henry Moore, and lyrics about cataracts.

At 17,Madeline DeFrees entered a Catholic convent and remained a nun for 38 years. She has published nine volumes of poetry and has taught at universities and colleges throughout the United States. Her most recent book,Blue Dusk, won the Lenore Marshall/The Nation prize. She lives in Seattle.

The variety in Spectral Waves speaks to DeFrees’s enthusiasm for art, nature, and what she calls word worlds –the .

As the judges for the Washington State Book Award declared, Madeline DeFrees is far from finished teaching us how to listen and see. Praise for Madeline DeFrees’s Poetry. These poems are history lessons from no book of history we’ve been forced to read.

Madeline DeFrees (November 18, 1919 – November 11, 2015) was an American poet born in Ontario, Oregon, who lived in Seattle, Washington. Spectral Waves won the 2007 Washington State Book Award for Poetry

Madeline DeFrees (November 18, 1919 – November 11, 2015) was an American poet born in Ontario, Oregon, who lived in Seattle, Washington. She joined the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary in 1936 and was known by the name, Sister Mary Gilbert until she was dispensed of her religious vows in 1973. Spectral Waves won the 2007 Washington State Book Award for Poetry Bibliography.

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Spectral Waves At 17, Madeline DeFrees entered a Catholic convent and remained a nun for . Her most recent book, Blue Dusk, won the Lenore Marshall/The Nation prize.

At 17, Madeline DeFrees entered a Catholic convent and remained a nun for 38 years.

- Poetry Brimming with characteristic charm and careful regard, Madeline DeFrees ranges in scope and scale from sonnets about Elvis, a poem-cycle about sculptor Henry Moore, and lyrics about cataracts

“DeFrees is committed to rigorous, even ritualistic, forms and a dense economy and precision of language.”—Poetry

Brimming with characteristic charm and careful regard, Madeline DeFrees ranges in scope and scale from sonnets about Elvis, a poem-cycle about sculptor Henry Moore, and lyrics about cataracts. DeFrees’s poems are filled with daily encounters—birds outside the window, trips to the doctor, the plants in her well-tended garden—yet she brilliantly elevates these subjects beyond the personal.

From “A Crown of Sonnets for ‘The King’”:

“D.O.A.”

Although the mourners know his fate is sealed they can’t give up on God, Who may come through. They cast about for something more to do: into Emergency, the patient’s wheeled. The human curtain parts. Aides leave the field to doctors who inject the heart and who start IV drips, then shock a time or two the organ grown so large with caring that it failed.

Why are we working on this corpse? The nurse throws up her hands. The crew, shocked back to normal, admits discretion is the better part of valor. They’ll stare suspicion down, advise, rehearse the clothes that Elvis wears for his last formal. Up to this moment, blue was his favorite color.

At 16, Madeline DeFrees entered a Catholic convent and remained a nun for 38 years. She has published nine volumes of poetry and has taught at universities and colleges throughout the United States. Her most recent book, Blue Dusk, won the Lenore Marshall/The Nation prize. She lives in Seattle.