The Lion and the Rose: Poems by May Sarton

By May Sarton

May Sarton’s poetic celebrations of the yank landscape


Written in Santa Fe, New Mexico, could Sarton’s 3rd number of poems takes idea from the land, the sunshine, and the palette of the yankee Southwest. With archaeological precision, Sarton uncovers American historical past and heredity. “Plain grandeur escapes definition,” starts off one poem. yet Sarton’s the US is alive with heritage and is constantly redefined through its personal settings and mythology.

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