By Bruce Bond
Blackout Starlight brings jointly a range of poems from 9 formerly released books, besides a beneficiant collection of latest paintings. on the middle of this assortment are investigations of the function of eros, language, and artistic lifestyles, and of the sweetness and anxiousness in their absence. In Bond’s telling, the traces among actual and unreal, dwelling and useless, blur jointly within the poet’s mind's eye, casting an both compassionate eye upon “the guy we see writhing within the marble” of an uncarved statue and the son at a funeral attempting to face “the different 1/2 existence, the half / with out my father in it.”
Taken jointly, the decisions during this publication symbolize the highlights of a stunning profession in poetry and depart the reader longing for many extra years of Bond’s verses to come.
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Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems, 1997-2015 by Bruce Bond