Homeless at Home

Homeless at Home Poetry HOMELESS AT HOME is a series of letters addressed to a deceased father whose life was shattered and fragmented by war loss and economic instability and further splintered by generational str

  • Title: Homeless at Home
  • Author: Gloria Frym
  • ISBN: 9780887393174
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry HOMELESS AT HOME is a series of letters addressed to a deceased father whose life was shattered and fragmented by war, loss, and economic instability, and further splintered by generational strife and estrangement With an emotionally complex voice that intercuts global events and personal history, these letters strive to speak with the father, to bring him up to dPoetry HOMELESS AT HOME is a series of letters addressed to a deceased father whose life was shattered and fragmented by war, loss, and economic instability, and further splintered by generational strife and estrangement With an emotionally complex voice that intercuts global events and personal history, these letters strive to speak with the father, to bring him up to date with current events and with the poetic life of the speaker Gloria Frym s HOMELESS AT HOME is an elevated triumph A deeply moving, astutely passionate work of the highest integrity and poetic presence These poems not only grieve the past that was and can never be, but focus with alacrity on present states of debris and possibility Their measured rage and acceptance unfold a stately and alarming poetry, understated yet overt, compassionate yet resistant A deeply intelligent work of profound demand and reward from a writer of immense principle and engagement David Meltzer.

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    1. This recommendation could easily start with, "In the Rabbinical tradition of John Cage," but it won't. Frym's poems are letters by design and device but pure cutting verse in image and breath. Frym is creating and burning originality and emotion, tradition and defiance. There's both politic and eulogy in every movement, joy and disgust in the layering and shifting of forms. Poets both young and old could learn the possibilities and power of verse from Gloria Frym. Each refrain becomes a philosop [...]

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