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On Driftwood and Oblivion

On Driftwood and Oblivion

by J.S. Campbell
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Overview

In this, his second collection, J.S. Campbell explores isolation, detachment, and the longing for meaning. The poems travel time and space, from modern and ancient wars in the Middle East, to the declining natural world, from struggles in the LGBTQ community, to the American west, and the systematic atrocities committed against Native Americans. These are stories of life, death, and an earth in crisis, but they also remain personal, human, and at times, autobiographical. Which is which? That may be an unanswerable question, but the journey is thought provoking along the way. The words flow simply, yet the themes are complex and, while each poem may have a direction, there are always undercurrents, refusing to fully surface. Enjoy the ride.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781078775199
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 02/12/2020
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

J.S. Campbell is an Author and Poet. His publications include the much anticipated collection, On Driftwood and Oblivion, the lyrical journey, Reminiscences of My Dead-end Street, and several works of short fiction including A Day At The Beach and My Dream House. His work is featured in Virginia’s Best Emerging Poets 2019 Anthology. He is an active member of the Poetry Society of Virginia, the Academy of American Poets and The Hemingway Society. On a personal note, he resides in his native Virginia and loves music, reading, film, soccer and rescue dogs.

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