Only the Senses Sleep (First Book) (Paperback)

By Wayne Miller

New Issues Poetry & Prose, 9781930974654, 84pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2006

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Description

Poetry. "Wayne Miller's ONLY THE SENSES SLEEP celbrates the transforming power of attentino and distraction, as the perceived dissolves into memory and reverie. 'Moving away from myself//and further into myself' in a poetry both elegant and completely natural, 'the mind keeps trying to arrive/at the other side of here, ' leaving it refreshed and exhilirated by the knowledge that 'retreat//is also a kind of arrival.'"--John Koethe. Wayne Miller was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, studied at Oberlin College, and after working briefly in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, received an MFA from the University of Houston.


About the Author

WAYNE MILLER was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, studied at Oberlin College, and after working briefly in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, received an MFA from the University of Houston. He is the author of a chapbook, What Night Says to the Empty Boat (Notes for a Film in Verse), and the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, and Poetry magazine's Bess Hokin Prize. His poems have appeared in Boulevard, Chelsea, Crazyhorse, Epoch, FIELD, The Gettysburg Review, Hotel Amerika, LIT, The Paris Review, Poetry, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, and on Poetry Daily. He lives in Kansas City and teaches at Central Missouri State University, where he co-edits Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing.