The Swing

by Gary Gildner

“Gary Gildner makes everything seem so right, as if telling it just the way it happened.”

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The Swing

Poems about a new marriage, a new family, a new life, in a new place: a north Idaho farmstead in the Clearwater Mountains.

Gary Gildner is the author of 17 books, including a novel, a collection of short stories, and a memoir entitled The Warsaw Sparks, about coaching baseball in Communist Poland. His last collection of poems, The Bunker in the Parsley Fields (1998), received the Iowa Prize. He has won both the William Carlos Williams Prize and the Theodore Roethke Prize for poetry, among other awards.

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