from A Little White Shadow

By Mary Ruefle b. 1952 Mary Ruefle
Excerpt from Mary Ruefle's <i>A Little White Shadow</i>
Excerpt from Mary Ruefle's <i>A Little White Shadow</i>

Mary Ruefle, excerpt from A Little White Shadow. Copyright © 2006 by Mary Ruefle. Used by permission of Wave Books/Verse Press, www.versepress.org.

Source: A Little White Shadow (2006)

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Poet Mary Ruefle b. 1952

POET’S REGION U.S., New England

Subjects Painting & Sculpture, Arts & Sciences, Reading & Books

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Biography

Though poet and essayist Mary Ruefle was born outside Pittsburgh, she spent her youth moving around the United States and Europe with her military family.

She has written numerous books of poetry, including Indeed I Was Pleased with the World (2007) and The Adamant (1989), which won the Iowa Poetry Prize. A Little White Shadow (2006), her book of erasures—found texts in which all but a few words have been erased from the . . .

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SUBJECT Painting & Sculpture, Arts & Sciences, Reading & Books

POET’S REGION U.S., New England

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