Unidentified Sighing Objects

Baron Wormser (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
CavanKerry Press
Publish Date
September 01, 2015
Pages
108
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.3 X 9.3 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781933880471
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About the Author

BARON WORMSER is the author/co-author of fourteen books and a poetry chapbook. Wormser has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bread Loaf, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. From 2000 to 2006 he served as poet laureate of the state of Maine. He teaches in the Fairfield University MFA Program and is Director of Educational Outreach for the Frost Place in Franconia, NH.

Reviews

These are contemplative poems, but their occasions are the events, objects, people of our actual lives, so that Wormser s odes and meditations serve as profound commentary on the past half century. His poems embody a kind of deep happiness that has nothing to do with contentedness. . . . Nobody s fool, Wormser veils his metaphysics, but he keeps faith with his vision that there is, in fact, somewhere The music you can t hear but must be there. Richard Hoffman, author of Love and Fury"
This is a stunning collection. Baron Wormser is a truly inimitable poet. . . . Mysterious and suggestive, quite capable of crankily humorous philosophical locutions, he reminds us of no one else composing poetry today. Sure, Wormser might write Life s a beautiful meaningless gift, and yet I think that Unidentified Sighing Objects is a gift both beautiful and profound, whose poems are in turn self-concealing and wrenchingly transparent, and every page, in equal measure, is Buddhist-of-the-moment and timeless. Howard Norman, author of Next Life Might Be Kinder"
"These are contemplative poems, but their occasions are the events, objects, people of our actual lives, so that Wormser's odes and meditations serve as profound commentary on the past half century. His poems embody a kind of deep happiness that has nothing to do with contentedness. . . . Nobody's fool, Wormser veils his metaphysics, but he keeps faith with his vision that there is, in fact, somewhere 'The music you can't hear but must be there. ' "--Richard Hoffman, author of Love and Fury (1/1/2015 12:00:00 AM)
"This is a stunning collection. Baron Wormser is a truly inimitable poet. . . . Mysterious and suggestive, quite capable of crankily humorous philosophical locutions, he reminds us of no one else composing poetry today. Sure, Wormser might write "Life's a beautiful meaningless gift," and yet I think that Unidentified Sighing Objects is a gift both beautiful and profound, whose poems are in turn self-concealing and wrenchingly transparent, and every page, in equal measure, is Buddhist-of-the-moment and timeless."--Howard Norman, author of Next Life Might Be Kinder (1/1/2015 12:00:00 AM)