Gold Bee (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) by Bruce Bond

By Bruce Bond

In his assortment Gold Bee, Bruce Bond takes his cue from Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium, bringing a finely honed expertise to vintage poetic questions referring to song, the march of growth, and the connection among truth and the imagination.

Blending humor and pathos, Bond examines the absurdities of latest lifestyles:  “The glossy air so jam-packed with phantom wires, / tough to inform the attached from the pressured / who yak out loud to their beleaguered angels.” At different occasions, his intricately crafted lyrics weave jointly fable and heritage to discover a few of the roles tune and paintings play within the human event, as while Bond’s poems meditate on Orphean issues, descending to the underworld of loneliness, commercialism, or demise and rising with difficult (and hard-won) truths.

Addressing greatly ranging topics—from a retelling of the tale of Artephius, the fabled father of alchemy, to a meditation on a way ad’s wind machine—Bond’s voice is usually penetrating in its exam, but pondering within the face of attractiveness, conjuring for the reader a global the place tune has “the energy / to maneuver stones, no longer some distance, yet a ways enough.”

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