'Rowing Inland': Poet Jim Daniels mines his Detroit past for inspiration

In conversation with the late, great poet Jack Gilbert, my good friend Scott Silsbe, a young versifier himself at the time, mentioned that he had recently moved from his native Detroit to Gilbert’s own hometown of Pittsburgh. Gilbert wryly replied, “That’s like jumping from one smokestack to another.”

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    Rowing Inland, Jim Daniels’s fifteenth book of poetry is a time machine that takes the reader back to the Metro Detroit of his youth and then accelerates toward the future.
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    Rowing Inland, Jim Daniels’s fifteenth book of poetry is a time machine that takes the reader back to the Metro Detroit of his youth and then accelerates toward the future.With humor and empathy, the author looks at his own family’s challenges and those of the surrounding community where the legacy handed down from generation to generation is one of survival.
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    Rowing Inland: An Evening with Jim Daniels Jim Daniels, who was the first Defining Detroit speaker on November 6, 2000, returns for the 43rd event in the series at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 in Madame Cadillac Hall.
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    Rowing Inland, Jim Daniels's fifteenth book of poetry is a time machine that takes the reader back to the Metro Detroit of his youth and then accelerates toward the future. With humor and empathy, the author looks at his own family's challenges and those of the surrounding community where the legacy ...
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