The Tumbling Box

The Tumbling Box

by Allison Funk
The Tumbling Box

The Tumbling Box

by Allison Funk


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Poetry. "In THE TUMBLING BOX, Allison Funk offers us an exquisite accomplishment: elegant, subtle poems that confront the painful and complex enormity we call love, in particular, parental love. In spite of the best of intentions, in giving birth, we give birth not only to love but to suffering; born, we are borne not only toward love but toward suffering. Rigorously and scrupulously crafted, these lyrics move us with their hard-won wisdom, awe us with their persistent lucidity, and redeem us with their enduring grace"--Eric Pankey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780981501048
Publisher: C&R Press
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Pages: 71
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Allison Funk is the author of three previous collections of poetry, The Knot Garden, Living at the Epicenter, and Forms of Conversion. She has received the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize and awards from the Society of Midland Authors, the Poetry Society of America, Poetry, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches at Southern Illinois State University.
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