Devils & Islands: Poems by Turner Cassity PDF

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By Turner Cassity

As he methods 80, Turner Cassity could ultimately be uncontrolled. His hatchet hasn't ever fallen extra lethally, that means when you have the tummy for him he's extra stress-free than ever. less than the blade come Martha Graham, Johann Sebastian Bach, musicologists, tree huggers, Frank Gehry, folks track, people paintings of all occasions and all locations, people. . . . There are, despite the fact that, his unpredictable sympathies: Edith Wilson, skyscrapers, Pontius Pilate, Pilate’s legionnaires. He evidently has a gentle spot for popular culture, even if he can't steer clear of seeing it de haut en bas.

As ordinary, he's in every single place geographically. One feels he could curb his wrists earlier than he might write a poem approximately any urban at the conventional Grand journey. Manaus, Campeche, Trieste, Budapest (as destroyed via Godzilla)—these are his locations. He has a aggravating willingness to put in writing on each side of a topic, comparable to during this Bernard Shaw. you might want to learn very rigorously to determine even if he information his hand.

One seems ahead to Mr. Cassity’s posthumous poems, while he's past the succeed in of libel. For now, no less than, we now have Devils & Islands.

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