We Practice For It

by Ted Lardner

$11.95

“Reading one of Ted Lardner’s best poems is like driving a desert road that leads up into the mountains; the vista keeps getting wider, and after your attention focuses on some engaging detail — a flower, an animal, some evidence of human agency — suddenly there’s the wide world again, more open than you knew.” –Mark Doty

Format: paperback

ISBN: 978-1-936797-51-6 Categories: , Tag:

Winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, selected by Mark Doty

“Reading one of Ted Lardner’s best poems is like driving a desert road that leads up into the mountains; the vista keeps getting wider, and after your attention focuses on some engaging detail — a flower, an animal, some evidence of human agency — suddenly there’s the wide world again, more open than you knew. These poems travel in memorable territory.” — Mark Doty

Additional information

Weight .4 lbs
Dimensions 6 x .5 x 9 in

tlardner225Ted Lardner is the author of two previous chapbooks, Tornado (Wick Poetry Series, 2008) and Passing by a Home Place (Leaping Mountain Press, 1987). His chapbook We Practice for It was chosen by poet and essayist Mark Doty as winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, sponsored by Hill-Stead Museum and Tupelo Press. A yoga teacher at Cleveland Yoga and a professor of English at Cleveland State University, Ted lives with his family in Gates Mills, Ohio.

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