By D. A. Powell
D. A. Powell's first 3 groundbreaking books
Published jointly for the 1st time, D. A. Powell's landmark trilogy of Tea, Lunch, and Cocktails make up a three-course Divine Comedy for our day. With a brand new advent through novelist David Leavitt, Repast provides an immense fulfillment in modern poetry.
By James Morier
By Robert Benefiel
By Joseph V. Ricapito
By Aaron Belz
From the writer of Lovely, Raspberry (Persea 2010) comes a set of recent poems which trade among deadpan and slapstick of their madcap depictions of human foibles.
"The poems in Glitter Bomb pull no punches: irreverent, devastating, even nasty every now and then, they trap the current second in all its absurdity and hyper-reality. 'Lampwise by means of altarlight' (pace Dylan Thomas), Aaron Belz preserve his eye at the item: frequently hilarious, he's additionally wise." -Marjorie Perloff
By Karenne Wood
This concentrated, obtainable assortment incorporates readers right into a deep and intimate knowing of the flora and fauna, the ability of language, and the interconnectedness of existence. Untold tales are printed via documented occasions in quite a few tribal histories, and indictments of damaging encounters among Western colonialism and local peoples are juxtaposed with a lyric voice that delicately insists on reweaving the prior, honoring ladies and all lifestyles, making a sovereign area for indigenous adventure. wooden writes, “Nothing used to be came across. every thing was once already loved.”
Political but common, Weaving the Boundary tells of affection and betrayal, loss and forgiveness. wooden intertwines vital and differently untold tales and histories with a heightened experience of wisdom of local peoples’ concerns and current realities.
Moving from elegy to evocations of desire and wish, the poems demand recognize towards mom Earth and female sensibility. One hears during this assortment a longing to be carried deeper into the area, to come to culture, to nature, to fact, to an innate belonging within the “weaving” of all life.
By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Embodying a decades-long event, the poems accrued the following provide the main obtainable and definitive formulations to seem at any place in Sedgwick’s writing on a few attribute topics and a few new ones: passionate attachments inside and throughout genders; queer childhoods of many varieties; the performativity of a protracted, unconventional marriage; depressiveness, hilarity, and bliss; grave disorder; despised and magnetic our bodies and physically elements. In lengthy fictional poems, a wealthy narrative momentum engages readers within the mysterious places—including Victorian novels—where characters, sexualities, and fates are unmade and made. Sedgwick’s poetry opens an unusual, intimate, bold area that gradually refigures not just what a critic will be, yet what a poem can do.
By Louis Daniel Brodsky
By Paul Durcan