Download PDF by Floyd Skloot: Approaching Winter: Poems

By Floyd Skloot

Floyd Skloot’s 8th poetry assortment, Approaching Winter, inspires the fluid and dynamic nature of reminiscence because it ebbs and floods via our day-by-day lives. right here the genuine and the imagined intermingle freely: in a single poem, the cry of eagles displays the wails of an youngster daughter, lengthy given that grown and long gone; in one other, an getting older Samuel Beckett prepares to throw the 1st pitch at Ebbets Field.

Traveling from Portland’s Willamette River, which borders Skloot’s domestic, to the hushed landscapes of the afterlife, the poems during this assortment recognize the passage of time and the inevitable darkness that lies forward. but Skloot additionally is still attuned to the urgency of the current second, as he admires the plumage of the neighborhood birds within the brief days sooner than their trip south for the wintry weather. via turns whimsical and meditative, Approaching Winter provides voice to the fight to discover coherence in a fragmented world.

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