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Mayakovsky's Revolver: Poems

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At the center of Mayakovsky’s Revolver is the suicide of Matthew Dickman’s older brother. “Known for poems of universality of feeling, expressive lyricism of reflection, and heartrending allure” (Major Jackson), Dickman is a powerful poet whose new collection explores how to persevere in the wake of grief.

from “Mayakovsky’s Revolver”

I keep thinking about the way
blackberries will make the mouth
of an eight year old look like he’s a ghost
that’s been shot in the face. In the dark I can see
my older brother walking through the tall brush
of his brain. I can see him standing
in the lobby of the hotel,
alone, crying along with the ice machine.

Synopsis:

At the center of is the suicide of Matthew Dickman's older brother. "Known for poems of universality of feeling, expressive lyricism of reflection, and heartrending allure" (Major Jackson), Dickman is a powerful poet whose new collection explores how to persevere in the wake of grief.

Synopsis:

From a dazzling, award-winning young poet, a collection that paints life as a celebration in the dark.

About the Author

Matthew Dickman is the author of All-American Poem, winner of the May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the coauthor with Michael Dickman of 50 American Plays. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393348798
Author:
Dickman, Matthew
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
GA
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
20.96 x 13.97 mm

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Product details 112 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393348798 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , At the center of is the suicide of Matthew Dickman's older brother. "Known for poems of universality of feeling, expressive lyricism of reflection, and heartrending allure" (Major Jackson), Dickman is a powerful poet whose new collection explores how to persevere in the wake of grief.
"Synopsis" by , From a dazzling, award-winning young poet, a collection that paints life as a celebration in the dark.
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