“I’m moved incidentally that Carolyn Creedon’s paintings treats adventure as sacred. She won’t glance clear of tricky truths. She writes frankly approximately her personal frustrations, longings, and heartbreaks, yet she additionally acknowledges the pain of others—their mystery grievances and griefs. The day-by-day operating global is the following in complete degree. And but there’s an oddly spiritual feeling that retains breaking via this quantity, which cherishes the small issues, the lesser divinities, and ends with a prayer. It heartens me to welcome this fiery and fervent publication, this rainy assortment, into the world.”—Edward Hirsch, Judge“I have lengthy well known Carolyn Creedon’s paintings. Her first ebook is powerful and important. She isn't like a person else now publishing in our kingdom. Her directness and immediacy make her a type of valid granddaughter of the chic Walt Whitman. ”—Harold Bloom“Gleaming rainy with all of the fluids of life—the ‘high candy sacrament that stank of blood and wine’—these remarkable poems defy us to split the sacred from the profane, myths from the mundane, mind from urge for food. Language itself strikes with a fluid power, a wide ranging emotional speed and formal dexterity, hot-wired via humor, fueled via starvation, cadence after cadence, as Creedon piles at the similes until the total international wears her type of difficulty, her wild and extraordinary apprehension.”—Eleanor Wilner “Carolyn Creedon’s first ebook is a red-hot blast of fact. Her wildly quite a few poems are rigorously cooked but be capable to be slyly and earnestly uncooked. ‘I am the spilled-out impure grit, and the laundress of it,’ says the speaker in ‘Stone.’ Ever ballsy, rainy can be imbued with large stabs of longing and precipitous tenderness. even if in leaks or spurts or cataracts, this unbelievable new voice holds not anything back.”—Ellen Doré Watson
Wallace Stevens, in his poem “A Postcard from the Volcano,” writes, “left what we felt / at what we observed. ” Patricia Clark’s lovely fourth poetry assortment, Sunday emerging, is filled with such moments, rigorously wrought and mined for his or her resonance. Haunting human types upward push from the underworld, looking to converse, eager for connection.
"This ebook is darkish and electrical with all of the fast, actual nervousness of being lady and, past that, human. it is a absolutely attention-grabbing downward spiral via intercourse and tv and capsules and running a blog and love and alcohol, strangers and acquaintances and depression, all knit including gentle emotional realness.
Wann wird aus der inneren Unruhe, die empfindsame Menschen antreibt, eine Such nach Lebenssinn? Wann wird diese zur Sehnsucht nach Glauben und schließlich zur Suche nach Gott? Zwölf Gedichte von Amay Franck kreisen um diese Fragen und ihre möglichen Antworten. Sie werden begleitet von modernen und klassischen Prosatexten, die ihre Themen aufgreifen und assoziativ widerspiegeln.
Darkish Fish and the Sermon of St. Anthony, a moment poetry assortment via Erica Maria Litz, is contemplació and testimonio, tough and naked because the brain on the heart of humanness, among the divine grace of dwelling and the uncooked dissonance that strives, permeates with its winding via unchartered and mystery areas, now and then saved to tethers, but atoned and left with the easy graces of prayer and laughter, the place the darkish fish locate peace.