By Bruce Bond
Blackout Starlight brings jointly a variety of poems from 9 formerly released books, in addition to a beneficiant collection of latest paintings. on the middle of this assortment are investigations of the function of eros, language, and inventive existence, and of the beauty and anxiousness 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 no my father in it.”
Taken jointly, the choices during this e-book characterize the highlights of a stunning profession in poetry and depart the reader longing for many extra years of Bond’s verses to come.
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Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems, 1997-2015 by Bruce Bond