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By Stanley Moss

Moss is oceanic: his poems upward push, crest, crash, and upward push back like waves. His voice echoes the growth of the previous testomony, the fluty trill of Greek mythology, and the gongs of chinese language rituals as he writes approximately love, nature, warfare, oppression, and the miracle of language. He addresses the God of the Jews, of the Christians, and of the Muslims with awe and familiarity, and chants to lesser gods of his personal invention. In each miraculous poem, each tune to existence, attractive lifestyles, Moss, through turns giddy and sorrowful, expresses a sacred sensuality and an earthy holiness. Or placing it differently: here's a brain working in outside, unimpeded by way of type or pressured thematic concentration, profoundly catholic in viewpoint, straight away available and erudite, unavoidably compelling. All of that's to suggest Moss's skill to take part in and regulate completely those poems whereas resisting the impulse to heart himself in them. This differentiates his attractive paintings from a lot modern breast-beating. Moss is an artist who embraces the probabilities of exultation, appreciation, reconciliation, of maximum tenderness. As such he lays down a dedication to a typical, worldly morality towards which all beings gravitate.

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