Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

In dirt the texture of his own sadness Job covers his scabs with the day dust of the desert and speaks words to wet the inside of the Earth. Suffering suffers its own wounds. Eliphaz believes no accidents happen without some beast aroused in night waters; it stirs into life the smallest coin of joy […]

 

Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems (2001) is comprised of 29 poems read by the author under four headings: 1. Figures and Forms; II. Marking the Flesh; III. Natural Tales; and IV: Theories of Motion. The CD was professionally created in the studios of SOUNDWAVES RECORDING in Huron, Ohio by Dan and Virginia Canalos. www.Soundwaves.org The […]

 

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems (2006) is a series of 22 poems read by the author. The CD was professionally created in the studios of SOUNDWAVES RECORDING in Huron, Ohio by Dan and Virginia Canalos. www.Soundwaves.org The poems are part of a volume of poetry with the same title. View the book, Just […]

 

Twisted Sky: Selected Poems (2007) comes in large measure from the natural world, personal experience and philosophic musings. The author writes in his Introduction: “Not just nature, but wildness itself [are] metaphors of the irrational in the human soul and as an image sign system infused with religious divinity and human passion.” Paperback: $14.00. Free […]

 

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems (2004) seeks to gain access to what is just hidden in life, what is below the level of consciousness but always brewing, always roiling around and seeking to be heard, seen and felt. The range of subject matter is wide and diverse to accommodate as many ways of […]

 

Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems (2001) by Dennis Patrick Slattery is the first of four volumes of poetry by the author. Of this wide assortment of themes, the author writes in the Introduction: “Poetic images, I began to sense, were ways to organize experience along a different pathway in the psyche and in the body. […]

 

The Beauty Between Words (2010) is a co-authored series of poems by Dennis Patrick Slattery and Chris Paris. It contains essays by both poets on the nature of their craft, the nature of poetry as each understands it, as well as a Foreword by poet Stephanie Pope. In her Foreword she suggests that the poems […]