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@Read Epub Ü What Goes On: Selected and New Poems, 1995-2009 è Good poems are triumphs over the unlikely, Stephen Dunn says They make us pay attention in new ways In his second new and selected collection, Dunn subtly enlarges our sense of possibility His new poems, suffused with affection and rue for our world, occasionally address the metaphysical, as in these lines from Talk to God Ease into your misgivingsAsk him if in his weaknesshe was ever responsiblefor a pettiness some weather, say,brought in to show who s bosswhen no one seemed sufficiently movedby a sunset or the shape of an eggAsk him if when he gave us desirehe had underestimated its power Jinlar bazmi, yoxud katta oyin 1995-2009 è Good poems are triumphs over the unlikely Hand Lettering Workbook: A Premium Beginner’s Practice Hand Lettering Book & Introduction to Lettering & Modern Calligraphy Stephen Dunn says They make us pay attention in new ways In his second new and selected collection Whiteman Dunn subtly enlarges our sense of possibility His new poems شاهنامه فردوسی از دستنویس موزه فلورانس suffused with affection and rue for our world Ludicrous Laws and Mindless Misdemeanors occasionally address the metaphysical The Cult Files as in these lines from Talk to God Ease into your misgivingsAsk him if in his weaknesshe was ever responsiblefor a pettiness some weather Let the Devil Speak say,brought in to show who s bosswhen no one seemed sufficiently movedby a sunset or the shape of an eggAsk him if when he gave us desirehe had underestimated its power I asked for this collection of poems for Christmas after I read The Imagined in The New Yorker a while back A recurring theme is definitely passive dissatisfaction with one s life, but Dunn manages not to be depressing He s great at describing that feeling of having your mind somewhere else other than where you are It made me wonder why I don t spendtime reading poetry. I love it when a poet can tell a story He had me from the first poem, Tucson, from the opening lines A man was dancing with the wrong womanin the wrong bar, the wrong part of town.to the middle lines I d forgottenhow fragile the face is, how fists tooare just so many small bones.to the close My friend said nothing s wrong, stay put,it s a good fighting bar, you won t get hurtunless you need to get hurt.Another poem has a dead on analysis is the Olympic skaters Tonya and Nancy One woman has no I love it when a poet can tell a story He had me from the first poem, Tucson, from the opening lines A man was dancing with the wrong womanin the wrong bar, the wrong part of town.to the middle lines I d forgottenhow fragile the face is, how fists tooare just so many small bones.to the close My friend said nothing s wrong, stay put,it s a good fighting bar, you won t get hurtunless you need to get hurt.Another poem has a dead on analysis is the Olympic skaters Tonya and Nancy One woman has nothing out of placeas she slides into our living rooms.The other can t control her face.In a prose poem he captures the high school reunion So interesting to see how character can overcome bone structure Pretty, handsome, cute how those attributes, those intimidations, once seemed permanent No need to mark the many ways faces go bad Or the sadness, for example, of remaining cute.He writes of a woman with cancer we who had seen her truly aliveand then merely alive,what could we do but reviseour phone book, our hearts,offer a little toast to what goes on.or he observes the sexual act perhaps the beautiful accidentof her bra commingling with your sock on a bedpost,and just a stain or two to prove nothing like thiscould ever be immaculate, Jesus Christ having comeinvoluntarily from your lips,or the transformation of New Jersey When it became clear aliens were working herewith their dead giveaway, perfectly cut Armani suits,excessive politeness, and those ray gunsdisguised as cell phones tucked into their belts,I decided we had two choices cocktail partyto befriend them, or massive air strikesAs a college graduate he searches for a job History major the interviewer said, I thinkyou might be good at designing brochures.I was Which filled me with desirefor almost everything else in the world.He writes of Glenn Gould phoning Barbra Streisand at 3 a.m., or of Jeanne Moreau calling Glenn Gould He conducts an autopsy of Alan Ginsberg s dying words He contemplates the love life of mermaids.I could go on When he s good, he s really good I got to page 132 of 195 but I just couldn t play along anya succubus bitten moon followed me home last night no, I don t think so Goodbye I thought each poem was to the point and without frills or unnecessary embellishments The stories told through poetry were vivid and memorable I was impressed with how the author could shoot me with an emotion in only a few words The words for each poem seemed carefully chosen I enjoyed reading this book as I m sure I ll come back to it again.