Jonathan Williams

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book.jpgJubilant Thicket: new and selected poems (Copper Canyon)

Jonathan Williams alternates between playing the role of elder statesman and that of rambunctious old cuss. You can hear it in his poetry, as he waxes elegiac and then swerves into down-home straight-talking zingers.

Read an excerpt from Jubilant Thicket.

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