Printer Friendly

The Watch.

The Watch

Norita Dittberner-Jax

Whistling Shade Press

PO Box 7084, St. Paul, MN 55107

9780980037548, $12.00,

Norita Dittberner-Jax's third collection of poetry, "The Watch", is now available for readers. Focusing on the triumph and tragedy of the human experience, Norita brings readers long, flowing verse, sure to entertain and enlighten. "The Watch" is worth a consideration from any long time poetry lover. "The Boat": We slip through the darkness, feeling in the boat's rocking/the heaviness of water, under us, around us;//a halo of light in the west, the barest of moons,/ the least moon possible.//Docks already gone to darkness, houses barely visible, but the lives lived there stand in clear panes of light.//We are four friends, two marriages, taking a turn/on the lake. The wind blows up a fierce smell of water and fish.//We are quiet, surrounded by water, rocking/ in the darkness of the boat, frail as moths.

COPYRIGHT 2008 Midwest Book Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2008 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Small Press Bookwatch
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Nov 1, 2008
Previous Article:History's Twists: The Armenians.
Next Article:The Emotional Plague.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters