By Bruce Bond
Blackout Starlight brings jointly a variety of poems from 9 formerly released books, besides a beneficiant collection of latest paintings. on the middle of this assortment are investigations of the position of eros, language, and inventive existence, and of the beauty and nervousness in their absence. In Bond’s telling, the traces among actual and unreal, residing and lifeless, blur jointly within the poet’s mind's eye, casting an both compassionate eye upon “the guy we see writhing within the marble” of an uncarved statue and the son at a funeral attempting to face “the different half lifestyles, the half / with no my father in it.”
Taken jointly, the choices during this publication characterize the highlights of a blinding occupation in poetry and go away the reader longing for many extra years of Bond’s verses to come.
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