New PDF release: About Crows (Wisconsin Poetry Series)

By Craig Blais

An unsentimental and every now and then disquieting first assortment, the poems of About Crows excavate self, relations, race, position, intercourse, paintings, and faith to discover the artifacts of a succession of traumas that the speaker doesn't regularly event firsthand yet contains with him to refashion into a few new significance. this can be a publication of half-states, damaged affiliations, and dislocation.

            The speaker leads the reader during the fragments of a flooded city that grows more and more elusive the extra one appears for it; via a succession of Seoul "love hotels" that additional displace the outsider to unclaimed margins reworked into websites of inventive invention; via "galleries" of paintings, the place move, colour, and picture are renewed via ekphrasis; and during the area of the metatextual lengthy poem "The Cult Poem," the place sturdy and undesirable ethical binaries tangle right into a rat's nest of our greatest and worst religious ambitions.

            The poems and sequences of About Crows are marked by means of their inventive stability of the chic and the profane, of polyphony, syntactical complexity, clashing photos, cagey humor, and unsettling sincerity, all attempting desperately to connect.

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