- Alphabet of Desire, Ken Norris's sixteenth book of poetry, brings together two remarkable poetic sequences. ''The Ascent of Spring'' is a haunting meditation on creativity and renewal. The title sequence, consisting of thirty-nine prose poems, covers everything from Aspects of the Natural to Zen Mondays. An exciting new collection from a writer who has been called ''one of the best poets of his generation.''
KEN NORRIS teaches Canadian literature at the University of Maine. He has published extensively as a poet, has edited numerous anthologies of poetry and poetics, and has translated two volumes of poetry by Chilean exile Elias Letelier-Ruz.
Published: January 1991
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 in.