Bene-Dictions (Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry #10) (Paperback)

By Rush Rankin

University of North Texas Press, 9781574411577, 72pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2003

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Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2002.

In these dramatic poems, the agon pits ideas against the lurch and drift of bodies. Both are necessary, as the hand is necessary to write the poem, and both are reconciled here by a sensitivity to the pleasures of melodic form.

About the Author

Rush Rankin has published in The Failure of Grief, as well as in such journals as The Paris Review and Triquarterly. He currently teaches theory and literature at the Kansas City Art Institute.