Joyful Dark, The   (April 2008)

By Michael Miller

ISBN: 978-0-912592-62-6

The Joyful Dark was selected as Editor's Choice in the Robert McGovern Series in 2007.

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I read Michael Miller’s poems with great pleasure in their accurate seeing, their assured phrasing, their true and proportionate feeling.

- Richard Wilbur

I like these very much indeed – such a relief to feel that someone knows what he’s doing.

- James Merrill

Original and lovely.

- Thom Gunn

Very promising – in fact full of achievement.  Michael Miller is able to express his experiences, his feelings, his longings, very sensuously and accurately.

- Stephen Spender

About the Author

Michael MillerMichael Miller's The Joyful Dark is the first book of poems by an accomplished American poet who is currently in the seventh decade of his life.  His poems have appeared in such publications as The Kenyon Review, The Sewanee Review, The New Republic, The Southern Review, Ontario Review, and The Yale Review.  His short stories have been published in Witness, Confrontation, Kansas Quarterly, and various other journals.  His play "Transplants," which won the New England playwriting competition in 1985, was produced by Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington, Vermont.  Born in New York City in 1940, Michael Miller lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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