By David Young
and during this snowstorm that I should still detest,
late March and early April, I’m nonetheless rapt
to see his coat so constellated, starred, re-starred,
making a comic book cosmos i will love.
Young’s professional shaping of this international during which, as he writes, “We’re by no means going to get God correct. yet we / discover ways to love all our disasters at the way,” turns into for the reader a clean event of life’s mysterious goodness and of the considerable excitement of the language that embodies it.
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Black Lab by David Young