Download e-book for kindle: Reel to Reel (Phoenix Poets) by Alan Shapiro

By Alan Shapiro

ISBN-10: 022611063X

ISBN-13: 9780226110639

Reel to Reel, Alan Shapiro’s 12th choice of poetry, strikes outward from the intimate areas of kin and romantic lifestyles to include not just the human realm of politics and tradition but additionally the flora and fauna, or even the outer areas of the cosmos itself. In language richly nuanced but obtainable, those poems inhabit and discover basic questions of lifestyles, akin to time, mortality, cognizance, and subject. How did we get right here? Why is there whatever instead of not anything? How can we reside absolutely and lovingly as awake creatures in an subconscious universe without final function or vacation spot past returning to the abyss that spawned us? Shapiro brings his humor, innovative depth, attribute syntactical strength, and beneficiant center to undergo on those final mysteries. In methods few poets have performed, he writes from a premodern, primal experience of ask yourself approximately our postmodern world.

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