Fifth Season (Provincetown Poets)

* Read # Fifth Season (Provincetown Poets) by David Matias ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Fifth Season (Provincetown Poets) Sunsets, gay bars, Myambutal, histories both personal and communal, sex and last wills and testaments coexist in poems that are refuse to look away from the beautiful, even while the painful insists on being seen as well. Frank Bidart lauds the fact that Matias struggle to survive and the search to find manifestation on the page here are one: new, tender, quick. Matias died in 1996.. In his short time, David measured up to his promise remarkably; this is a rich, deeply intellligent book, a triu

Fifth Season (Provincetown Poets)

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Rating : 4.13 (557 Votes)
Asin : 0944854370
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 135 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-05-22
Language : English

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"In his short time, David measured up to his promise remarkable; this is a rich, deeply intellligent book, a triumph of art and feeling." -- Robert Pinsky

Sunsets, gay bars, Myambutal, histories both personal and communal, sex and last wills and testaments coexist in poems that are refuse to look away from the beautiful, even while the painful insists on being seen as well. Frank Bidart lauds the fact that Matias' struggle to survive and the search to find manifestation on the page here are one: new, tender, quick. Matias died in 1996.. In his short time, David measured up to his promise remarkably; this is a rich, deeply intellligent book, a triumph of art and feeling. Poetry. (Robert Pinsky). Matias' poems have been anthologized in THINGS SHAPED IN PASSING: MORE POETS FOR LIFE WRITING FROM THE AIDS PANDEMIC, and he was the recipient of a poetry fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown in 1994-95. Fifth Season chronicles a literal struggle to survive, the struggle of a poet living with AIDS to keep life meaningful. A simply and beautifully produced book from Provincetown Arts Press

"Breath on a pane of glass" according to Bradford Sumner. was how the russian poet Mandelstam described poetry - the suddenvisible display of warm human breath on the cold glass - and that iswhat these poems are like - human, warm, startlingly real. This isone of my favorite volumes of poetry and I urge anyone interestedto buy a copy. Mandelstam's widow once said "great art is born ofgreat pain" and that seems to

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