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Flying Backbone free pdf Flying Backbone collects Christopher Buckley's poems from 1979 through 2007 responding to the life and paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe. Taken from one full-length book and two chapbooks-all long out of print-plus two new poems, the project concludes at 52 poems. Also reprinted is an essay in which Buckley not only speaks to his process, but to comment from art critics over the years. Buckley explains that he was compelled by "The vitality she found in everything-from bones in the desert to skyscrapers in Manhattan-the way the work suggests a practical cast, one that cherishes the earth and praises the strength of the human spirit as it endures here." "He has an exquisite ear for language... no concept is over-stated-it's all marvelously fresh." - Library Journal "What the soul learns is that, from the perspective of the universe... the local might be the entirety of the earth.... (His) poems inscribe a desire for what does shine, for the redemptive. - Lisa M. Steinman, Michigan Quarterly Review. ..". absolutely reverent and absolutely fearless poetic assumptions... they are never mere documents or 'interpretations.' They are inspired trances: eerie, faceted, gem-clear and like O'Keeffe, fired by such fixed and radiant perceptions they leave the reader stunned." - Carol Muske About Christopher Buckley Christopher Buckley's most recent books are AND THE SEA, (2006), and SKY (2004) from The Sheep Meadow Press. His 16th book of poetry, MODERN HISTORY: Prose Poems 1987-2007, will be published by Tupelo Press in September 2008. ROLLING THE BONES will appear from Eastern Washington Univ. Press in early 2009. With Gary Young Buckley is the editor of The Geography of Home: California's Poetry of Place (1999), and with David Oliveira and M.L. Williams he is editor of How Much Earth: The Fresno Poets (2001). For the Univ. of Michigan Press' Under Discussion series, he has edited The Poetry of Philip Levine: Stranger To Nothing, 1991. Recently he has edited the poetry anthology, Homage To Vallejo, Greenhouse Review Press, 2006. And, with Alexander Long, A CONDITION OF THE SPIRIT: THE LIFE AND WORK OF LARRY LEVIS, Eastern Washington Univ. Press, 2004. BEAR FLAG REPUBLIC: Prose Poems

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Author : 1sWorld Publishing
Publisher : 1st World Library, Ltd
Data Published : 16 February 2008
ISBN : 1421898489
EAN : 9781421898483
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 92 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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