By Bruce Bond
Blackout Starlight brings jointly a variety of poems from 9 formerly released books, in addition to a beneficiant collection of recent paintings. on the middle of this assortment are investigations of the position of eros, language, and artistic existence, and of the beauty and nervousness 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 half lifestyles, the half / with no my father in it.”
Taken jointly, the decisions during this e-book characterize the highlights of a stunning profession in poetry and go away 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