Rebecca Seiferle is an American poet with a distinct eco vision. She has published four volumes of poetry, and a number of translations of the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. Her range is broad and her curiosity penetrating, if not always comfortable. She observes the fierce polarity of things. In her work the profound and the profane often lie side by side. She connects maggots and messiahs, matter and spirit, beauty and ugliness, life and death. The poetry sounds contemporary, warm with immediate breath, but it is resonant with many voices from the great past: the prophets of the Bible, the mystics ...


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