★ Selected Poems PDF / Epub ✈ Author John Burnside – Burberry-outlets-online.co.uk

Selected Poems Over Seventeen Years And Nine Collections, John Burnside Has Built In The Words Of Bernard O Donoghue A Poetic Corpus Of The First Significance , A Poetry Of Luminous, Limpid Grace His Territory Is The No Man S Land Of Threshold And Margin, The Charmed Half Light Of The Liminal, A Domestic World Threaded Through With Mystery, Myth And LongingIn This Selected Poems We Can See Themes Emerge And Develop Within The Growing Confidence Of Burnside S Sinuous Lyric Poise The Place Of The Individual In The World, The Idea Of Dwelling, Of Home, Within That Community, And The Lure Of Absence And Escape Set Against The Possibilities Of Renewal And ContinuityThis Is Consummate, Immaculate Work Born Out Of A Lean And Agile Craftsmanship, Profound Philosophical Thought And A Haunted, Haunting Imagination The Result Is A Poetry That Makes Intimate, Resonant, Exquisite Music

10 thoughts on “Selected Poems

  1. says:

    I enjoyed this, my first foray into Burnside s poetry His writing is rich, earthy, and sensuous, in a manner that evokes for me the work of both Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes two other poets I greatly admire I particularly enjoyed The Asylum Dance , a spare, haunting poem that I found myself thinking about repeatedly

  2. says:

    Burnside is keen to pierce through our urge to narrate, and to understand what exists beyond the familiar details of ordinary life Thus he is interested in the pretext and the subverbal he is inspired by the always elusive property of otherness, and the desire to exist beyond ingrained notions of property in the sense of owne

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