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Books of Poetry
Love. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995.
Heart. New York: Random House, 1989.
Heaven. New York: Random House, 1984.
Live Apart. Columbia, Missouri and London:University of
Missouri Press, 1980.
Peacock uses rhyme and meter as a way to cut reality into sizable
chunks, the sense of the poem spilling from line to line, breathlessly."
New York Times Book Review
poems are filled with little formal miracles, the sort of verbal
dazzlement we grew up on but have starved for through the barren
days of the plain style."
has a luxuriantly sensual imagination – and an equally sensual feel
for the language. In mood her poems range from high-spirited whimsy
to bemused reflection. Whatever the subject, rich music follows
the tap of Molly Peacock's baton."
Lehman, The Washington Post