Download e-book for iPad: Scribbled in the Dark by Charles Simic

By Charles Simic

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning former poet laureate, a suite of elegiac, irreverent new poems—an American grasp on the top of his talent

The most up-to-date quantity of poetry from Charles Simic hums with the liveliness of the writer’s pen. Scribbled within the Dark brings the poet’s signature sardonic humorousness, piercing social perception, and haunting lyricism to assorted and richly imagined landscapes. Peopled through policemen, presidents, little ones in Halloween mask, a fortune-teller, and a fly at the wall of the poet’s kitchen; set on crowded big apple streets, on park benches, and lower than darkened skies; the pages inside of toy with the top of the realm and its infinity. Simic is still an inimitable voice in smooth American poetry and considered one of its best chroniclers of the human condition.

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Download e-book for kindle: 50IV by Basil Eliades

By Basil Eliades

Basil Eliades is an everyman of artwork – poet, painter,
performer, instructor. In his moment assortment from
IP, he exerts his artistic skills with marvelous scope
and audacity in work in addition to text.

Basil Eliades takes us on an astounding voyage. we do not recognize the vacation spot, even if we get there, however the trip is great, vacationing  places we have now by no means imagined.
– John Marsden 

Once back, Eliades has created a multifarious selection of poetry and artwork that's filled with pathos, humour, wealthy visible imagery, and illumination.
– Magdalena Ball, The Compulsive Reader
 
I’m yes i'd have cherished Lucian Freud a lot less!
– Les Murray

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Read e-book online I'm Your Huckleberry PDF

By Erika Jo Brown

Poems of wish, romantic poems, poems written for a loved other—they are usually neglected in modern literature, returning from a style as soon as heralded as an important thematic expedition for any poet helpful of the identify, notwithstanding having due to the fact that been, via ubiquity, relegated to a reduce tier, as though appetites and passions have been ultimately outed as passé, the banal matters of a special period. but here's Erika Jo Brown’s excellent debut, inhabiting an identical damaging areas explored via Catullus, Bishop, Millay, Stevens, O’Hara—not mild verse, yet whimsical and mysterious, quixotic, worried, ecstatic. this can be what love breeds, what it encapsulates yet can't appear to carry: an uncertainty that makes dwelling worthy it.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Blackout by Articulate Millington

By Articulate Millington

The debut paintings from Articulate Millington, an writer from long island urban. Housed inside of are a set of poems, brief tales and musing which conceal a variety of feelings and strategies. Lighthearted items will convey a grin in your face whereas severe literature will make you reflect on the which means of all of it. a very helpful read.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Human Heart Weighs Nothing In Empty Space by Robert Benefiel,Robert Benefiel,Jasmine Rae Hobin

By Robert Benefiel,Robert Benefiel,Jasmine Rae Hobin

The Human middle Weighs not anything In Empty area is the seventh publication of poetry via Robert Benefiel. produced from past paintings those poems care for typically a transferring panorama of society at continuous clash, inside of and with no, and the absurdity that pertains to it.

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Formal Matters in Contemporary Latino Poetry by F. Aldama PDF

By F. Aldama

state-of-the-art Latino poetry scene is quite brilliant. With unique interviews, this is often the 1st meditation at the thematic beneficial properties of such poetry. how Julia Alvarez, Rhina Espaillat, Rafael Campo, and C. Dale younger use constructions similar to meter, rhyme, and line holiday, this research identifies a poetics of formalist Latino poetry.

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Denise Duhamel's The Star-Spangled Banner (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) PDF

By Denise Duhamel

The Star-Spangled Banner, Denise Duhamel's 6th ebook of poems, is ready falling in love, American-style, with anyone who's no longer American.

In the name poem, a small American woman mishears the 1st line of "The Star-Spangled Banner" as "José, are you able to see?", which leads her to visualize a overseas lover of an American girl wearing a star-spangled costume. The misunderstandings as a result of language recur through the booklet: considering what "yes" skill in numerous cultures; observing Nickelodeon's "Nick at Nite" with a husband who grew up within the Philippines and not observed The Patty Duke Show; misreading one other poet's name "The distinction among Pepsi and Coke" as "The distinction among Pepsi and Pope" and concluding that "Pepsi is curious about premarital intercourse. / The Pope will not stain your teeth." Misunderstandings additionally abound as characters mingle with others from diversified periods. In "Cockroaches," a better half's father refers to budget-minded American students backpacking in Europe as cockroaches, now not knowing his daughter-in-law used to be, no longer see you later in the past, one of these student/roach herself.

With welcome levity and fresh irreverence, The Star-Spangled Banner addresses problems with ethnicity, classification, and gender in America.

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Download e-book for kindle: Green Migraine by Michael Dickman

By Michael Dickman

"Reading Michael [Dickman] is like stepping out of an overheated condo development to be met, all of sudden, through an exhilaratingly sit back gust of wind."—The New Yorker

"These are lithe, possible easy poems, poems whose unusual affective strength continues to be even after a number of readings."—The Believer

"My grasp plan is happiness," writes Michael Dickman in his splendidly unusual 3rd e-book, Green Migraine. the following, mind's eye and truth swirl within the juxtaposition among attractiveness and violence within the flora and fauna. Drawing idea from the verdant poetry of John Clare, Dickman makes use of hyper-real, dreamlike photographs to encapsulate, illustrate, and remove darkness from how we entry inner and exterior landscapes. the result's not anything in need of a wonderful, modern day fairy tale.

From "Where We Live":

I used to live
in a mom now I live
in a sunflower

Blinded via the silverware

Blinded by way of the refrigerator

I sit down on a sidewalk
in the sunflower and its yellow
downpour…

Michael Dickman is the winner of the 2010 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of yankee Poets for his moment assortment, Flies. His poems are usually released within the New Yorker. He used to be born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and teaches poetry at Princeton University.

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