By Bill West
By Besmilr Brigham,C. D. Wright
By Saulo de Rode
By Sharon Mesmer
“Whether taking surreal leaps and limits over the trash and wonder of cityscapes or drawing gnomic traces from forest perspectives, Sharon Mesmer’s poems are timed to upward push with these moments whilst ‘things are regularly starting or changing into’ or to settle in ‘a solution to listen wish conversing or even listening.’ At turns intimate or boisterously satiric, THE VIRGIN FORMICA can lightly detonate or erupt, sporting readers alongside on ripples or shockwaves.”—Paul Violi
By Louis Daniel Brodsky
By John P. Joy
Inspired via his summers on Cape Cod & the Islands, John P. pleasure offers this varied number of lyric poetry.
Each poem used to be written with the coastline as backdrop, and the seashore as a wide canvas on that are overlaid reflections on existence, love, loss and nature. obtainable to a large viewers, each one choice embodies a method that honors the extra conventional and ageless poetic beliefs of good looks, sound and shape, whereas ultimate well timed and affirming.
Much attractiveness and serenity is to be present in nature and this assortment calls to the reader to adventure it anew every year.
Between the Tides is a wide-ranging debut quantity of verse that inspires the ineffable elegance of the flora and fauna of the coastline.
By Christopher Salerno
By Sara Teasdale
By Dean Young
"Dean younger demanding situations the reader to hold on as he jigs from one poetic sort to a different and units a wondrous path throughout a Duchampian landscape."—Chicago Tribune
"In Young's paintings, the large crucial questions—mortality, id, the which means of life—aren't easily meals for suggestion; they are grounds for entertainment."—The Sunday big name (Toronto)
Dean younger escorts his transplanted center into invigorating poetic territory that mixes the enjoyment of being alive together with his signature mix of surrealism, humor, and fast-cut imagery. A Pulitzer finalist recognized for his hard-won insights, NPR acknowledged it top once they saw that younger sees "even within the smallest issues the heights of what we will be."
Bring me the excessive center of a trapezist.
If now not, convey me the center of a under the influence of alcohol monk
so i could light up an historical text
in a language i cannot understand.
The mind too is blood, blood racing
100 miles an hour on education wheels
so enable me splash via a crimson puddle,
let me kiss the face of a purple puddle,
let me write my crazed, severe demands
on the frost-cracked window of god's split
Dean younger is the writer of twelve books of poetry, together with finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and Griffin Award. He teaches on the college of Texas and lives in Austin.
By Frederick Glaysher