Dismantlements of Silence: Poems Selected and New by William Virgil Davis

By William Virgil Davis

William Virgil Davis is a extensively released, award-winning poet. between his many honors, fellowships, and awards are the Yale sequence of more youthful Poets Prize, the recent Criterion Poetry Prize, and the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award for Poetry. His poems frequently look in prime journals, either during this state and in another country. His Dismantlements of Silence: Poems chosen and New brings jointly a beneficiant collection of Davis’s poetry to this point. It comprises samples of his early uncollected paintings, poems from his formerly released books, and decisions from his such a lot lately released paintings.  

riding by myself in Winter

riding on my own in iciness via acres of land
abandoned via every little thing shop the snow
trapped within the ruts of the road,
the moon damaged via the naked trees,
I keep in mind the times while my brothers and that i could fall asleep
within the backseat at the means home.

this night, coming domestic, I remember
the faint mild at the dashboard conserving my father’s face,
my mother’s smooth voice, my brothers asleep,
the moon working one of the bushes beside the car.

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