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New Moon by Half
by Scott Oury
Release Date: 04/01/19
Genre: Poetry
Pages: 254
Publisher: IngramSpark
Format ISBN Price
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Author Page: Scott Oury

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Drawn from material written over five decades this book brings together a remarkable body of work, a lifetime in poetry.  Scott Oury explores with honesty themes central to his own experience -- family, landscape, psyche, the human connection with the natural world and beyond, the body politic, memory and moments of unexpected beauty.  
 
Within these pages the humblest (and often the grandest) moments of life are metaphorically mined for wider significance:  a forgotten wristwatch; an unoccupied space; the brook-trout-mind of a boy; a chance meeting in an airport; music as remembrance and solace. Simultaneously evocative, lyric and personal, these poems celebrate the grace to be found in the mundane, the overlooked and the painful, forging a new way of seeing and of being for the reader as well as the writer.    
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