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Poetry. A certain slant lubricates the vision of Brian Young's second book of poems. Lines of verse veer top-speed around corners, producing unexpectedly lucid interrogations: "The sun,/ Then, in a brief// Case blown open,/ Appears. But who is/ Here to have it,/ 2Bang4?..." Anger is allowed in these poems, and disillusionment, and a general mistrust of landscape"--the natural world owned and used--all countered with the anodyne of an inebriate sensibility that loves the liquor in which it bathes, the language by which it collaborates. "I can co-locate here./ I won't digress, not with these/ Metal parts in the desert wind/ Not with a bank of clouds/ Stored on film." Brian Young's first book of poems was The Full Night in the Street Water (University of Nevada Press). He lives near St. Louis, Missouri.

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A certain slant lubricates the vision of Brian Young's second book of poems

Synopsis:

"In Young's new book, ‘wolving brainwork cuts a jagged swath through the presumptions of the republic."

--Elizabeth Arnold

Synopsis:

A certain slant lubricates Young's second book of poems. Lines of verse veer top-speed around corners, producing unexpectedly lucid interrogations. Anger is allowed, and disillusionment, and a general mistrust of landscape--the natural world owned and used--all countered with the anodyne of an inebriate sensibility that loves the liquor it bathes in, the language by which it collaborates.

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Brian Young's first book of poems was The Full Night in the Street Water (University of Nevada Press). He lives near St. Louis, Missouri.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934200155
Publisher:
Fence Books
Subject:
General
Author:
Young, Brian
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in 4 oz

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Small Press » Poetry

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"Synopsis" by , A certain slant lubricates the vision of Brian Young's second book of poems
"Synopsis" by ,
"In Young's new book, ‘wolving brainwork cuts a jagged swath through the presumptions of the republic."

--Elizabeth Arnold

"Synopsis" by ,
A certain slant lubricates Young's second book of poems. Lines of verse veer top-speed around corners, producing unexpectedly lucid interrogations. Anger is allowed, and disillusionment, and a general mistrust of landscape--the natural world owned and used--all countered with the anodyne of an inebriate sensibility that loves the liquor it bathes in, the language by which it collaborates.
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