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By Ben Clark

purposes to depart the Slaughter speaks of a rural panorama, this “farm life," will entice you in, draw you right down to the pond for afternoons of fishing, picking out mulberries, and hiking bushes. it's also a spot of damaged limbs, animals death each season, storms raging down at the flimsy shell referred to as domestic. purposes to depart the Slaughter speaks of the stability among our determined human have to “own" land, to have a spot, a house, and to regulate it with fences and estate strains. This publication additionally calls upon nature’s consistent struggling with again, crushing plans and hopes with an infestation of 1 pest or one other, a twister crumpling new constructions into airborne dirt and dust, an animal’s loss of life. This ebook revels within the discoveries of youngster, the hopes and despairs of aging with out seeming goal and the ever present stability of good looks inside brutality. Ben Clark’s poems comprehend the weirdness of dwelling, of loving and being enjoyed, of grit and breath and what bangs round in our daily our bodies. made up of asphalt and sweat and farm airborne dirt and dust, those are sincere, very important poems. i admire their making a song. - Marty McConnell, writer Clark's voice welds pressure to narrative so seamlessly, we will scarcely inform occasionally the place the literal ends and the beauty starts off. His, is an armageddon of anxiety conserving jointly taut strands of incredible good looks and charismatic interest. -Roger Bonair-Agard, “Tarnish and Masquerade"

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