[where late the sweet] BIRDS SANG

Stephen Ratcliffe

1988 • 88 pp. • $10.00
ISBN: 9780929022031

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A rift of poems which pluck a few words from Shakespeare’s sonnets and on that absent space create their own space and shape: “to still all one note.”.


Stephen Ratcliffe is a poet, professor, and publisher. His recent publications include: SELECTED DAYS: THE SELECTED POETRY OF STEPHEN RATCLIFFE (Counterpath Press, 2012), CLOUD / RIDGE (BlazeVox [books], 2011), CONVERSATION (Bootstrap Press, 2011), READING THE UNSEEN: (OFFSTAGE) HAMLET (Counterpath Press, 2009), REAL (Avenue B, 2007), and PORTRAITS & REPETITION (The Post-Apollo Press, 2002). He lives in Bolinas, California, and teaches at Mills College in Oakland.