Synopses & Reviews
Through the lives and mythic personas of General George Armstrong Custer and the Sioux warrior-mystic Crazy Horse, this collection of over 400 poems explores the collision between two powerful civilizations -- one moving in a cyclical visionary rhythm of primal timelessness; the other racing in linear thrust to fulfill its "manifest destiny".
This collection of poems explores the collision between a civilization of western time and one of primal timelessness.
About the Author
William Heyen is a former Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature in Germany and has won awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, Poetry Magazine, and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Heyen is the author of several collections of poetry, including Shoah Train (Etruscan Press).