A brilliant new collection of poems by Kingsley Tufts Award winning poet Thomas Lux With To the Left of Time, Thomas Lux adds more than fifty new poems to his celebrated oeuvre. Broken into three sections, these include semi-autobiographical poems, odes, and a final section that delves into a variety of subjects reflective of Lux s imaginative range. Full of his characteristic satire and humor, this new collection promises laughter and profound insight into the human condition.To the Left of Time is a powerful addition to the work of one who has been widely praised for his ability to offer image- and metaphor-driven visions as well as lines of plain language and immediacy.This collection proves that Lux s work will continue to inspire readers for decades to come.
Thomas Lux is the author of 13 books of poems and one book of nonfiction. Bourne Professor of Poetry and Director of the McEver Visiting Writers Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology, his awards include the Kingsley Tufts Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, three NEA Fellowships, and the Robert Creeley Award.