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More Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets Sam Pierstorff

More Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets

Sam Pierstorff

Published September 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781466200678
Paperback
252 pages
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More Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets celebrates the poetry of a place seen more often as a cultural backwater than as a region hugely rich in sound, words, and imagery. Accompanied by stunning portraits of each poet, More Than Soil, MoreMoreMore Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets celebrates the poetry of a place seen more often as a cultural backwater than as a region hugely rich in sound, words, and imagery. Accompanied by stunning portraits of each poet, More Than Soil, More Than Sky gathers the diverse voices, styles, and subject matter that come from poets living in and around one small town in the heart of Californias Great Central Valley. This anthology documents not only this moment in a vibrant and exciting poetry community, but also stakes a claim in the larger poetry world, making clear that Modesto is more than soil, more than sky. It is an up-and-coming force in the poetry world.