Vertical Elegies: Three Works

KINDLE ❁ Vertical Elegies: Three Works Author Sam Truitt – Johndore.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 78 pages
  • Vertical Elegies: Three Works
  • Sam Truitt
  • English
  • 21 January 2019
  • 9781933254302

About the Author: Sam Truitt

Sam Truitt was born in Washington, DC, and raised there and in Tokyo, Japan He has studied and holds degrees from Kenyon College, Brown University, and the State University of New York He is the author of five books of poetry and been the recipient of the 2010 Howard Fellowship, two Fund for Poetry grants and the 2002 Contemporary Poetry Award from the University of Georgia Other books in the V


Vertical Elegies: Three WorksPoetry Sam Truitt S Landmark Work Of Contemporary Poetry, VERTICAL ELEGIES THREE WORKS Consists Of The Long Poem Song Of Rasputin, The 40 Day Poetic Chronicle Raton Rex, And The Multi Layered Concrete Poem Falltime Sam Truitt S Poems Have A Don T Stop Me Now I M Almost There Urgency To Them He Has Always Been Disposed To The Book Length Rather Than The Page Length Poem He Has No Patience For The Voice S Removal From The Scene The Language He Seems Destined To Sing Holds Too Much Hubris, Speed, And Childlike Wonder To Hold Back Instead, Cunning Formal Maneuverings Provide The Distance And Displacement Needed To Rattle The Teeth Of Syntax And Alter The Current Beat As A Reader, One Gets Caught Up In The Frenzy There Is The Pleasure Of Verbal Abandon And The Reassurance Of Visual Control There Is The Perpetually Keyed Up Anticipation Of Anything Could Happen Here C.D Wrigh

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9 thoughts on “Vertical Elegies: Three Works

  1. David Wolach says:

    fantastico please, open the book and read the first line then you will say fuckin awesome and that will be the beginning of things oh, and ugly duckling yet another beautiful book from a cornerstone press.