Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems, 1997-2015 by Bruce Bond

By Bruce Bond

Blackout Starlight brings jointly a range of poems from 9 formerly released books, in addition to a beneficiant collection of recent paintings. on the center of this assortment are investigations of the position of eros, language, and artistic lifestyles, and of the sweetness and anxiousness in their absence. In Bond’s telling, the traces among genuine and unreal, dwelling and useless, 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 1/2 lifestyles, the half / with out my father in it.”

Taken jointly, the decisions during this e-book symbolize 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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