Plot introduction[ edit ] The story concerns a young married woman, the former Constance Reid Lady Chatterleywhose upper class husband, Sir Clifford Chatterley, described as a handsome, well-built man, has been paralysed from the waist down due to a Great War injury. In addition to Clifford's physical limitations, his emotional neglect of Constance forces distance between the couple. Her emotional frustration leads her into an affair with the gamekeeperOliver Mellors.
Some poems confront the reader with an unsettling, evocative image, illuminating two or three dark facets of a strange shape before moving on, while others prefer a more creeping horror, letting details and metaphors build an increasingly disturbing image.
This collection will appeal to anyone looking for an array of dark poetry that is up-front about its content, reveling in celebratory necropolises, murderous trees, and vampires stalking from mansion to mansion.
Red Bird Chapbooks, redbirdchapbooks. Containing seventeen poems, the chapbook revels in juxtaposing the vivid sensory detail of a snow-filled winter evening or a darkened New York street with the looming shape of Sasquatch or a weary unicorn.
The poems vary in form, but each drives home a narrative, a story in miniature told through images and smells and the unseen. Each poem is like a still pool of water with strong current waiting beneath the surface.
This close to harvest perhaps I should be concerned about profit. But tonight I've found the telescope in my son's old bedroom. The news crew is gone; now it's just me, the night sky, the hairs standing on my arms as that little voice whispers, Believe.
Many of the poems follow a similar narrative framework, with varied forms and execution but ending on a single strong An analysis of the topic of chrysanthemums that throws the rest of the poem into relief; a distillation of imagery and emotion in one powerful moment.
Myth is a line blurred between starlet and waitress, between horse and cart. The speculative and the modern interact and find each other wanting, circling warily throughout the chapbook to uncertain results.
Ouija boards battle with movies for attention while ghosts reflect in computer screens. A Guide for the Practical Abductee will appeal to anyone looking for comprehensible, competent, and well-written poetry about the intersection between the supernatural and the human, the speculative and the modern.
As noted above, however, the chapbook is short. Those looking for the maximum amount of poetry for their price, or a thorough poetical treatise from a longer work, might be better looking elsewhere. SF poetry, fantasy poetry. Her poetry is tight, well-crafted with nice lyrical elements, internal rhyme and interesting language.
In each of the 17 poems, Anderson writes from the persona of someone, or something, intimately involved with the subject matter at hand: And the last lines from the same poem: These lines have an ethereal quality.
In another of my favorites, also concerning the Bermuda Triangle, Anderson again gets the tone just right. We just spiral, somehow, and she is somewhere with petite feet planted.
She is blue, blue dresses, blue gloves, blue eyes in the little blue house that we were meant to buy. On the days when it rains I let it fall into me, slip through my mouth like a prayer. This building is a church, and the fire in each cradle lit by every patron hits my stone bones.
The chapbook itself is handsomely constructed. You can find her blog at EKristinAnderson. These poems are physical, expansive, and revolutionary. They are grand and dystopic. They seethe with the conflict of opposites. Allen likes the destructive side of creation as much as the emergent side.
He likes dying gods, because they need to be revived or transformed. He writes about stars and legends and human beings contending with the monster-filled and glorious cosmos. He does it all with a relentless, energetic style, full of thought and invention.
Given the nature of this work, of course this review is favorable.
But first, I want to make a disclaimer. Well, the women were in London, but I met Mike and we hit it off. I told him what a fan I was, etc. He later asked me to send it to him, and then published it in MD. The book, his sixth collection, is a selection of past work along with new poems, edited by Dominik Parisien, with an introduction by Amal El-Mohtar.
Like the giants who boil under the land, whose broken baby teeth form mountains, or their sisters who seethe unbearable heat in crevasses beneath the sea, stars burn with appetite, diffused and directed through the legends that pin them in place.
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