Devils & Islands: Poems by Turner Cassity

By Turner Cassity

As he methods 80, Turner Cassity could ultimately be uncontrolled. His hatchet hasn't ever fallen extra lethally, which means when you have the tummy for him he's extra stress-free than ever. lower than the blade come Martha Graham, Johann Sebastian Bach, musicologists, tree huggers, Frank Gehry, people tune, people paintings of all occasions and all areas, people. . . . There are, besides the fact that, his unpredictable sympathies: Edith Wilson, skyscrapers, Pontius Pilate, Pilate’s legionnaires. He evidently has a gentle spot for popular culture, even supposing he can't stay away from seeing it de haut en bas.

As traditional, he's everywhere geographically. One feels he could curb his wrists earlier than he may write a poem approximately any urban at the conventional Grand journey. Manaus, Campeche, Trieste, Budapest (as destroyed via Godzilla)—these are his locations. He has a nerve-racking willingness to put in writing on either side of a subject, similar to during this Bernard Shaw. you'll want to learn very conscientiously to determine no matter if he counsel his hand.

One appears to be like ahead to Mr. Cassity’s posthumous poems, whilst he's past the succeed in of libel. For now, at the very least, we've Devils & Islands.

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