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Time as Distance

Time as Distance

"'We leave old lives,' Mark Halperin says. 'the way I put down a glass,' but those old lives have a way of continuing to invent our new ones--just as global weather patterns predict and shape one's daily round. In his latest collection, Time As Distance, Halperin explores some of his and our various lives, traveling along a time-line from Yakima, Washington, and Tallinn, Pennsylvania, back to Tallinn, Estonia, deep into his own Russian-Jewish ancestry. Along that time-line he and we all live, still, always: for Halperin, time strands and estranges us; it streamlines and brings us together. These are poems that travel immense distances very quietly, without gimmicks, but with saving heart and irresistible grace." --Nancy Eimers

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