Practicing the Truth
Ellery Akers Autumn House Press, 2015 Library of Congress PS3551.K44A6 2015 | Dewey Decimal 811.54
Winner of the 2014 Autumn House Press Poetry Contest, selected by Alicia Ostriker. Akers' collection of lyric poems celebrates our everyday world while not glossing over the pain suffered by those who inhabit it. These beautifully crafted, quiet poems are simultaneously powerful to read.