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The Half Healed #2020

The Half Healed The poems in Michael Symmons Roberts s fifth collection move in a world riven by violence and betrayal between nations and individuals As ever this is a metaphysical poetry rooted in physical detail

  • Title: The Half Healed
  • Author: Michael Symmons Roberts
  • ISBN: 9780224085670
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Half Healed By Michael Symmons Roberts, The poems in Michael Symmons Roberts s fifth collection move in a world riven by violence and betrayal, between nations and individuals As ever, this is a metaphysical poetry rooted in physical detail but the bodies here are displaced, disguised, in need of rescue A man in a fox suit prowls the woods afraid of meeting true foxes, while a vixen dressed as a man moves amThe poems in Michael Symmons Roberts s fifth collection move in a world riven by violence and betrayal, between nations and individuals As ever, this is a metaphysical poetry rooted in physical detail but the bodies here are displaced, disguised, in need of rescue A man in a fox suit prowls the woods afraid of meeting true foxes, while a vixen dressed as a man moves among the powerful at society soir es God no longer walks in his garden in the cool of the day , but drives through a damaged city in the small hours At the same time a couple celebrate armistice with an act of love in an anonymous hotel room.As the judges of the Whitbread Prize noted, Roberts poetry inspires profound meditation on the nature of the soul, the body, the stars and the heart and sparks revelation Roberts is a poet of unusual range and dexterity, fascinated by faith and science, by the physical and the transcendental, and with this new book he confirms his position as a truly original, and thrillingly gifted, lyric poet.

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    1 thought on “The Half Healed

    1. Rather fine, rather sad poems for the War on Terror Happily not especially religious, despite what it says on the back.

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