Circus Maximus by David Starkey

By David Starkey

What might the Son-of-Man wake up to in present-day Rome? may he wander the Galleria Borghese, loiter outdoor nightclubs, journey trams, tip accordionists? How might Keats suppose concerning the neon Dior signal that flashes away above the Spanish Steps? Are there how one can stay away from Vespas at the sidewalks? ideas for carving a Pietà? And precisely which painter is chargeable for the ugliest Jesus within the background of Western Art?

A journey of Rome like no different, the poems of Circus Maximus ask those questions and extra. sign up for David Starkey as he shines a torch at the points of interest, sounds, mysteries and metaphors of the everlasting City.

David Starkey is the previous Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, a senior Fulbright student, and a six-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize. His most modern quantity of poetry is A Few belongings you should still learn about the Weasel (Biblioasis, 2010).

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