This collection engages with traditional forms and carries out various kinds of experimentation centering on the physical meaning of life. The poems confront issues of cognitive, spiritual and erotic experience, and address longing and desire in the material world. The Creature yearns for new language in which we can all more truly live.
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.27(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
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Toni Morrison once said that reading a book is like visiting a new place. In that case Jerry Harp's first book of poems is truly a nice place to visit. It abounds in marvelous locales and moments, both sacred and profane. There are innumerable allusions to significant bits and pieces from world literature among these poems, as well as intriguing observations about faith and its many faces. The poems grow on you and will haunt you with the many possibilities of meaning as they keep revealing the various aspects of the human condition. Reading these poems will become an unforgettable experience, one that will enrich both the heart and the head.