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The Golden Hour
Sue Ellen Thompson




Autumn House
2006 • 88 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Poetry

$14.95 Paperback, 978-1-932870-10-7



“The lessons in these poems are subtle, but poignant. Afraid of loss?—‘Don’t you worry your pretty little head.’ Many of these poems inveigle us... [continued in Reviews below]”—Barrett Warner, Loch Raven Review

The fourth poetry collection of Sue Ellen Thompson.

In Sue Ellen Thompson's fourth book of poems, the acclaimed poet explores relationships between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, the past and the present.

Reviews / Endorsements

“The lessons in these poems are subtle, but poignant. Afraid of loss?—‘Don’t you worry your pretty little head.’ Many of these poems inveigle us to treat failure, personal and physical, with dignity and to relish the absurdities of life. Thompson never met an embarrassment she didn’t like, but she wisely stops just short of a breakthrough revelation.”—Barrett Warner, Loch Raven Review

“... a book of both courage and the finest sort of craft: elegant, wild, beautifully disciplined, seemingly effortless, stunningly precise...”—B.H. Fairchild



SUE ELLEN THOMPSON is the author of The Leaving: New and Selected Poems and the editor of The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, both published by Autumn House Press. She has been a Robert Frost Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Visiting Writer at Central Connectiucut State University, resident poet at The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampsshire, and Poet-in-Residence at SUNY Binghamton. She lives in Mystic, Connecticut.

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