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History Has The Voice Of A Bird-Filled Tree, Brent Allen Fisk Aug 2013

History Has The Voice Of A Bird-Filled Tree, Brent Allen Fisk

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This creative thesis, History Has the Voice of a Bird-Filled Tree, is a collection of poems about the communal, familial, and physical landscapes we grow up in. The manuscript explores the accidental body of knowledge we accumulate over a lifetime: those lessons we do not actively seek to learn and that no one sets out to teach us, but that mark us, and make us who we are. The landscape of this manuscript is not an exact replication of an existing town or existing family, but what the poet Richard Hugo refers to as a “triggering town.” This removal frees ...


2013 Jim Wayne Miller Contest Winners, Creative Writing Committee Jan 2013

2013 Jim Wayne Miller Contest Winners, Creative Writing Committee

Mary Ellen and Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing

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