By Dean J. Baker
“Having learn darkish Earth by means of Dean J Baker my first response is WOW. This was once written for me. His poetry speaks to me deep down in my soul.”
“What i love is Dean’s pulling out all of the stops, no chic romanticist right here; no, as a substitute he’s taken notes from the underbelly of these masters of the macabre and grotesque.”
“Dean is a real comedian poet to boot, choked with these sly interventions and evasions, slights of self, incriminations and elisions.. He’s the type of poet that will get below your epidermis and remains there like a music in a few darkish noir alley that sings to you of affection and demise suckled on reliable outdated domestic grown truth.”
Poems of the nice and undesirable earth - nature uncooked within the actual and the religious, the emotional and the intellectual.
...from a few reviews:
Exempt of the narcissistic vacancy outfitted into other kinds of up to date tradition, Dean J. Baker's works express a hugely disciplined, passionate and educated forte you will not be seeing elsewhere.
He brings to his craft a truly generally learn brain, totally intimate with all of the nice literature of the earlier, besides an identical wisdom of brand new writers.
Through his remarkable and specific poems and prose poems you may be totally engaged in an ongoing courting which you'll locate irreplaceable, and pleasant of their enrichening influence.
His poetry enables re-reading and renewed realizing during the paintings and its in-depth nuances within the merely status kind of energetic privateness extant.
..from an early review.. "The key to Dean’s artwork is its detailed refined narration of sure moments which are by no means published within the complete typical disclosure of evidence, yet are really published extra subtly within the voicing of definite affective kin among reminiscence and brain during this ongoing inquisition with the sordidness of our unlived lives.
Dean is a real comedian poet besides, choked with these sly interventions and evasions, slights of self, incriminations and elisions... he is the type of poet that will get lower than your dermis and remains there like a music in a few darkish noir alley that sings to you of affection and loss of life suckled on solid outdated domestic grown fact. "
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Dark Earth by Dean J. Baker