Prose poems collaged from documents collected
in Henry Beston's American Memory. Rosmarie Waldrop unearths
compelling clues into America's perception of its own past, developing
a vision of America vital for its intelligence, wit & compassion.
Rosmarie Waldrop is also the author of Reproduction
of Profiles (New Directions), In A Flash (Instress), Well
Well Reality: Collaborations with Keith Waldrop (The Post-Apollo
Press), Peculiar Motions (Kelsey Street). She is also an accomplished
translator, having translated the bulk of Edmond Jabès, as well
as books by Elke Erb, Jacques Roubaud, Friederike Mayrocker, Paul Celan,
& Peter Waterhouse.