lyricism

The Mimic Sea

January 10, 2013
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She took her sweet time, I suspect, in order to release something rare, special, and dangerous — a finished book.

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A Thing with Feathers: Concrete and Abstract

November 23, 2010
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We have seven hues, a silver gyre, seven swords of vision, and a prophet’s flaming tyre. Beats me as to what Campbell means, but almost all lyrical poems contain such moments of high gibberish.

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Scotch Wave of Light

October 18, 2010
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Klein speaks for those of us who are trying to decipher between what is real and what is illusion; these poems depict a speaker who is, like many of us today, trying to stay not only alive, but sentient, all the while bearing witness to the current tides of war, financial collapse, and personal loss.

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How to Ransack a Poem for Parts

October 16, 2010
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Hunch against the wind. / Call to the shadows / of lengthening children.

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