Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 7-12 business days.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and will be ordered in for you asap. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

Elk in Winter
Author: Robert Pack

ISBN: 9780226644141
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 15 February 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.3 x 1.0
Robert Pack is a narrative master blessed with a keen ear for everyday speech. In poems that recall Robert Frost's meditative regard of nature, Pack's newest collection, Elk in Winter, asks what meaning can be found in a seemingly indifferent universe. But as always for Pack, universal questions find their resolution in the particular, the personal, and the intimate. With this focus, Pack's essential meditative stance challenges and enlarges itself - a man watches himself watching the landscape, through which a herd of elk passes on a winter morning: "As silence deepens / Into deeper thought / the watcher, unresistant to the spell / His watching adds to the still woods, / hears footfalls softly / Crunching in the shadowed snow, / step upon sure unhurried step." This rich and varied volume moves from comedy to elegy, from lyric to narrative, in which individual characters are revealed and rendered symbolic by the stories that enclose them. Pack locates beauty, consolation, and even happiness in those commitments that we will into fulfillment in awareness of loss: "Your absence is as bright / as sunlight on the sea, / illuminating the receding depths of air, / blue fa...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility.
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  
  • Store does not allow pick-ups
  • Store location: Australia

Payment options

Pay Now includes:

Buyer Protection This item is eligible for buyer protection Learn More