In the Badlands of Desire

In the Badlands of Desire Poetry The eucalyptus is rowing in the light of the streetlamp the lake water writes letters to St Paul and all the new gods are ambushing at an old saltlick if Goldberg s brilliantly anthropomorphi

  • Title: In the Badlands of Desire
  • Author: Beckian Fritz Goldberg
  • ISBN: 9781880834022
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry The eucalyptus is rowing in the light of the streetlamp, the lake water writes letters to St Paul, and all the new gods are ambushing at an old saltlick if Goldberg s brilliantly anthropomorphized and frightening badlands of desire and the tragic life of our suburbs, then here s a version of our extinction you d better accept as published by fire on the pagesPoetry The eucalyptus is rowing in the light of the streetlamp, the lake water writes letters to St Paul, and all the new gods are ambushing at an old saltlick if Goldberg s brilliantly anthropomorphized and frightening badlands of desire and the tragic life of our suburbs, then here s a version of our extinction you d better accept as published by fire on the pages of lament Norman Dubie.

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    1. In The Badlands of Desireis all about mind/body dualisim. Fritz Goldberg confuses, questions, compartmentalizes and reconstitutes the body like nobody's business. Bits from my faves:"The Winged Eye": "When I go to hell they weigh my heart." "Move Me": "When I read they opened the woman/ with the persistent headaches and found/in her brain a diamond/I was sure it was what I had./ My ears had been ringing for weeks."Leda": "I wanted to be like blindness in the river""my skull light in the bell pul [...]

    2. I am perpetually fascinated by the juxtaposition of Beckian and her poems. This is a wonderful volume that slowly reveals a tenderness and vulnerability that engages.

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