Our Lady of the Ruins

Our Lady of the Ruins

Book - 2012
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Winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize, Our Lady of the Ruins tracks a group of women through their pilgrimage in a mid-apocalyptic world.  Exploring war, plagues, and the search for a new God in exile, these poems create a chorus of wanderers haunted by empire, God, and personal trauma.from "Hysteria: A Requiem"Now, in the last world, we bury nightingales    beneath the floor.    Trackers with their ears to the ground listen                                       for angels approaching.Where is the saint,              mortally torn and wearing ahood of stars,    bearing her own redemption?
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393086430
0393086437
Branch Call Number: 811.6 Brimhall 03/2012
Characteristics: 95 p. ;,21 cm.

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