January 13, 2018

Against Sunset: Poems by Stanley Plumly PDF

By Stanley Plumly

A strong new quantity from the nationwide e-book Award finalist that demonstrates how the lyric is basically elegiac.

Whether addressing the deaths of pals and different poets or celebrating the ultimate of the day and the fall of the seasons, Against Sunset unearths Stanley Plumly at his such a lot own and intimate. As a lot an homage to the wealthy culture of the Romantics because it is a meditation on reminiscence itself, those poems dwell on the edges of disappearances.

From “Against Sunset”

The horizon, midway disappeared among above and below—

night falls too or does it additionally upward thrust out of the death-glitter of water?

And if evening is the lengthy instantly direction of the whole moon pouring down

on the face of the deep, what makes us want shall we stroll there,

like a flat skipped stone?

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