Timely Irreverence

Timely Irreverence Timely Irreverence is a collection of occasional poems that are sewn together through the inescapable intrusion of poetry itself With circles of logic that provoke thoughtfulness the paths of these p

  • Title: Timely Irreverence
  • Author: Jay Millar
  • ISBN: 9780889712775
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Timely Irreverence is a collection of occasional poems that are sewn together through the inescapable intrusion of poetry itself With circles of logic that provoke thoughtfulness, the paths of these poems are alluringly complex, and they engage through amusing points of casual living, visceral moments when poetry is permitted to intrude upon the everyday Whether MillAr iTimely Irreverence is a collection of occasional poems that are sewn together through the inescapable intrusion of poetry itself With circles of logic that provoke thoughtfulness, the paths of these poems are alluringly complex, and they engage through amusing points of casual living, visceral moments when poetry is permitted to intrude upon the everyday Whether MillAr is letting a poem pass him by while mowing the grass, or etching it upon himself to make them witness our cliches, Timely Irreverence is filled with the voice of a poet in touch with and opposing his creative spirit.

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    1. On Certain Incredible NightsOn hold in the stillness of the fogWith our lives. Intersected stillnessAnd the fog's held light. Trapped by the airYet fulfilled by it, your breathing hailsfirst the geometry of objectsAnd second, my stupid heart. StumblingToward some place just out of earshotI'm content to be unseen with you.On hold in the anger of the fogOr the silence. You must hear the restWhen the blood functions perilously.Who but you could hear such tiny pointsAlong these assumed terrorized sh [...]

    2. Jay MillAr's Timely Irreverence claims "the free will of the marketplace," trending bullishly in syntax with a stay-thirsty blend of 30% Souster, 10% McFadden, 20% Edwin Denby and -- most interestingly -- 40% Tony Towle. Yet MillAr asserts that poetry is not ideology, that a poet's assertions do not trade at face value. What mature paradox. Another sparkling MillAr, and without a market in every bubble, please!

    3. Hey Everyone! Please check out my latest interview with poet, editor, publisher, teacher and virtual bookseller Jay MillAr as we discuss poetry and his latest collection, Timely Irreverence (Nightwood Editions, 2013). Read the interview now on my TTQ Blogetorontoquarterly.c

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