In Upcycling Paumanok, Ned Balbo Shows How The Currents Of Mid Century Memory Connect To Our Contemporary Moment Despite Archaic Oracles And Architecture S Visionaries, Time Refuses To Yield Its Secrets, Though Love Impels Us Toward Renewal And A Future Unforeseen Popular Culture And History Winsor McCay, Jack Kirby, The Poseidon Adventure, Times Square, Evolution, Neuroscience Provide A Backdrop That Balbo Depicts With Tenderness And Humor A Rondel, A Terzanelle, A Poem In Rhyme Royal, A Rondeau Redouble, A Curtal Sonnet, And Are Among The Masterfully Metrical Forms Encountered Along The Way, While The Woods A Suburban Pastoral And Wide Ranging Meditation Is A Moving Example Of Balbo S Eye For Period Detail And The Restless Imagination He Brings To Every Poem.
Ned Balbo is the author of six books His newest is 3 Nights of the Perseids University of Evansville Press , selected for the Richard Wilbur Award by Erica Dawson, who writes, Read each poem again and again and watch them come together in a feverish mix of praise and angerBalbo welcomes us into the chaos but leaves us calm with the certainty that we all have the ability to find ourselves bac
- 98 pages
- Upcycling Paumanok
- Ned Balbo
- 25 November 2018 Ned Balbo