poesis

TRICK VESSELS by Andre Bagoo

by Joe Weil Reviews & Interviews
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The poems of Trick Vessels are not the imposed order and false certainties of neo-conservatism, but an embracing of the power and force of night through the spell casting power of language–the magic that does not destroy uncertainty but which gives it value, and purpose.

Phronesis and Redux

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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Whim as a form of virtue, constancy as grace.

Sleep to Wake and Wake to Sleep: A comparison of “Prufrock” and “Nightingale”

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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What draws these poems together is simulation of death-states in relation to the afflatus of night and song—of rising or sinking to the occasion.