I Want to Be Once (Made in Michigan Writers Series) by M. L. Liebler PDF

By M. L. Liebler

ISBN-10: 0814342027

ISBN-13: 9780814342022

In I are looking to Be Once, M. L. Liebler techniques present occasions with a journalistic eye and a poet’s reaction. half autobiographical, half observation, the strains of Liebler’s poems come hard-hitting, yet now not with no moments of serious tenderness and humanity.

Ordered into 3 sections, I are looking to Be as soon as provides readers with a glance into the author’s own existence, in addition to our collective background as a state vis-à-vis the yank media. the 1st part, referred to as “American Life,” captures the adventure of coming of age in working-class Sixties the US and is helping to color the image of Liebler’s early political involvement. The poems within the moment part, “American War,” specialise in the author’s cultural paintings in Afghanistan for the U.S. country division; Liebler effectively captures the sorrowful realities and fleeting balance of daily life in Kabul, Jalalabad, and Kandahar. within the ultimate part, “American Psalms,” the fast, satirical poems muse on present-day American society, tradition, and the humanities. In those poems, Liebler feedback on every little thing from public schooling to public radio to Russia’s feminist punk rock protest team Pussy rebellion and more.

The poems in I are looking to Be Once are emotionally grounding yet punctuated with a humor that retains issues in standpoint. Readers with an curiosity in poetry and social statement should be attracted to this attractive collection.

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