By Dean J. Baker
“Having learn darkish Earth by means of Dean J Baker my first response is WOW. This used to be written for me. His poetry speaks to me deep down in my soul.”
“What i like is Dean’s pulling out the entire stops, no elegant romanticist the following; no, in its place he’s taken notes from the underbelly of these masters of the macabre and grotesque.”
“Dean is a real comedian poet in addition, jam-packed with these sly interventions and evasions, slights of self, incriminations and elisions.. He’s the type of poet that will get lower than your epidermis and remains there like a music in a few darkish noir alley that sings to you of affection and dying suckled on sturdy previous domestic grown truth.”
Poems of the great and undesirable earth - nature uncooked within the actual and the non secular, the emotional and the intellectual.
...from a few reviews:
Exempt of the narcissistic vacancy equipped into different kinds of latest tradition, Dean J. Baker's works express a hugely disciplined, passionate and knowledgeable area of expertise you will not be seeing elsewhere.
He brings to his craft a truly greatly learn brain, totally intimate with the entire nice literature of the previous, in addition to the same expertise of trendy writers.
Through his remarkable and unique poems and prose poems you may be absolutely engaged in an ongoing courting which you'll locate irreplaceable, and pleasant of their enrichening influence.
His poetry permits re-reading and renewed knowing in the course of the paintings and its in-depth nuances within the in simple terms status type of energetic privateness extant.
..from an early review.. "The key to Dean’s artwork is its precise sophisticated narration of convinced moments which are by no means published within the complete traditional disclosure of proof, yet are relatively printed extra subtly within the voicing of convinced affective relatives among reminiscence and brain during this ongoing inquisition with the sordidness of our unlived lives.
Dean is a real comedian poet in addition, packed with these sly interventions and evasions, slights of self, incriminations and elisions... he is the type of poet that will get lower than your dermis and remains there like a music in a few darkish noir alley that sings to you of affection and dying suckled on strong outdated domestic grown fact. "
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