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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Todd Davis writes poems that are spare yet eloquent, poems with an appealing simplicity that belies their insight and consequence.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. They are rooted in the firmament of nature's frequently bruised bounty.
Todd F. Davis is a prize-winning American poet and critic
Todd F. Davis is a prize-winning American poet and critic. Garrison Keillor has featured Davis’s poems on The Writer’s Almanac, and Ted Kooser has selected his poems to appear in the nationally syndicated American Life in column.
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Christy put down her brush and rubbed some cream into her face. The class gave the salute. Some hit their right shoulders instead of their left. Mrs. Saunders had once told Laurie that it was surely a match made in heaven. Laurie shook her head. On his side of the bed, Ben was pulling on his pajama top. Christy was waiting for her husband to lean over for their customary goodnight kiss. Others forgot to hit their shoulders entirely. He’s home studying tomorrow’s history assignment. Davis (born 1965) is a prize-winning American poet and critic. Todd F. Davis (born March 29, 1965, in Elkhart, Indiana) is Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Penn State University’s Altoona College
Todd F. Davis (born March 29, 1965, in Elkhart, Indiana) is Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Penn State University’s Altoona College.
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Todd Davis, winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize, teaches at Penn State University’s Altoona College. His poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His poems have been featured in numerous journals, and on the radio by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac.
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Todd Davis writes poems that are spare yet eloquent, poems with an appealing simplicity that belies their insight and consequence. They are rooted in the firmament of nature's frequently bruised bounty, yet grounded by our all-too-human experiences on this planet, living on a land that we so often treat with contempt or blunder through blindly. With the eye of a naturalist and the heart- wisdom of a sage, Davis reveals scenes of our lives that we might have otherwise missed. His poems are like the best kind of snapshot; they show us the details that deserve more attention, from a five- year-old's joy in sitting on Dad’s lap and "driving" the family car or standing on a chair to help Mom make Jell-O, to the devastation of drought on farmland or the extraordinary lushness of an ordinary backyard. Because Davis holds up these prose-photos and urges us to take another look, we suddenly experience their profundity and comprehend their meaning. With disarming directness, he connects nature to family, landscape to community, and earth to faith. Some Heaven brings together more than 100 Davis poems. Most are concise; all are approachable. In fact, they pull readers in, stirring our senses, tickling our memories. Here are poems about Amish gardens, changing seasons, friends at school, tractors, and deer. Davis urges us to see?not to take a quick look, but to really see?frost on goldenrods, the qualities of dirt, the color of air. Underneath, of course, these are poems about universal themes: love, loss, life, death; but in Davis's skilled hands, they appear to us to be more akin to wild strawberries growing on a rock wall or apples discovered in an abandoned orchard: something fresh, unexpected, and thankfully welcomed.
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