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

By Bruce Bond

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

Taken jointly, the decisions during this publication characterize the highlights of a stunning occupation in poetry and depart the reader longing for many extra years of Bond’s verses to come.

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