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Watching the Perseids

by Peter Scupham

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Scupham.
SeriesOxford poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.C9 W38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1855400M
ISBN 100192827855
LC Control Number90007249

  Time-lapse of the peak of the Perseid meteor shower over Noble Canyon Mount Laguna, California. Cleveland National Forest. Epic fireball at I .   At the heart of James Harpur’s The White Silhouette is a meditative poem inspired by the Book of Kells – a poem that follows threads into themes such as the nature of the divine, the efficacy of sacred art, and the way of silence. The title poem – described in the TLS as a ‘compelling spiritual memoir’ – is a haunting journey of ‘missed encounters’ in the landscapes of.

Author (s): SCUPHAM, Peter. Title: WATCHING THE PERSEIDS. 1st edition (soft-cover). 'Oxford Poets' series. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Contents: pages very good and clean. Cover: one corner slightly dented, otherwise very good. Perseids Meteor Watching Party. They’re coming, the Perseids! From the comfort of your lawn chair or blanket on the ground at the Blackwater Falls Nature Center, watch meteors flash across the night sky. The watching party typically begins at Date:

“Go outside. Look up,” would probably be the quickest guide to watching the Perseid meteor shower, which is usually one of the best—if not the best—and should be extra impressive this year. Winner, Sacramento Poetry Center Book Award (for Watching the Perseids), Finalist, Tusculum Review Poetry Prize, Semi-Finalist, Bermuda Triangle Prize from The Poet’s Billow, Shortlist (one of ten poems), The London Magazine’s Poetry Competition, Finalist, Pat Schneider Poetry Contest (Amherst Writers and Artists),


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