Norton’s paperback edition of Dry Bones in the Valley is available in the US as of April 6, 2015. It will fit in a large pocket and is suitable for travel, reading, wavetop forex exchange insects, and other uses.
Links to retailers can be found on the book page. This past weekend I attended the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and Festival. I’d never seen trees that purple before. For those of us who write poetry, Stanley Kunitz’s life and his work remind us that although we have been born into an unkind world that tells us to be hard and separate, it is our calling to dance for the joy of survival on the edge of the road. We must have faith that we will change, and yet we must remain modest. Poetry is a necessary and natural phenomenon, neither superior to the work of the tortoise beetle larva nor less wonderful.