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F: Poems (Borzoi Books) review Î E-book, or Kindle E-pub ï ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ F: Poems (Borzoi Books) Author Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk In these riveting poems Wright declares Ive said all thatI had to sayIn writingI signed my nameIts deaths move As he considers his mortality Narrative prose poems and traditional lyrics Wright revels in the compensatory power of language observing the daytime headlights following a hearse or the wind blessing one by one the unlighted buds of the backbent peach trees unnoted return He is at his best in this beautiful and startling collecti. These poems spoke to me with great elouence He wrote from a place all of us will go eventually where we must ponder life and the end of life

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In these riveting poems Wright declares Ive said all thatI had to sayIn writingI signed my nameIts deaths move As he considers his mortality the poet finds a new elation and clarity on the page handing over for our examination the flawed yet kneeling in gratitude self he has become F stands both for. I have long been a reader of Franz Wright and believed him to be one of the freshest most interesting poets currently writing in English This book however is astonishing It is lyrically beautiful emotionally straightforward deeply intelligent poetry There is not a line in the book that sounds mannered or false or leans solely on the beauty of language for its effects These are articulate reflections on mortality loss and human vulnerability that will be still be read two hundred years from now While it seems some current poetry seeks to shock or confound with its images or else has grown hopelessly simplistic in an effort to draw audiences back to reading poetry these are poems that point us in the direction poetry should be moving They are modern yet readable raw and vivid at times yet never luridly and gratuitously shocking and they are guided throughout by a smart and penetrating but never mawkish compassion No self pity here just deep understanding of what it means to be a mortal human the reason we read poetry to begin with It would be reductive to isolate a few sample lines here so I won't I would place this book on a shelf among a few dozen others everyone should read

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F Poems Borzoi BooksFranz the poet speaker who represents all of us on our baffling lifelong journeys and for the alphabet the utility and sometimes brutality of our symbols It may be he jokes grimly his grade in life From Entries of the Cell the long central poem that details the loneliness of the single soul to short. great