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by Joseph Somoza




Cityzen is a collection of contemplative poems written while sitting in the backyard, the writer having retired from the busyness of the world and, thus, with an eavesdropper's perspective on the noisy commerce carrying on around him, but muted by bird chirps, leaves soughing in the wind, his own reflections, and the music of the words themselves.

"Images limn ideas, never give away. Ideas are also kept at bay by ironic flicks of talk, fragments of conversation, questions left asking, no explication. The 'voice' in these wry, seemingly casual poems recognizes (ruefully) the search for Something Meaningful, but faces it off with wit-twitting words in a perverse inclination to question its own usages."--Madeline Tiger

Download Cityzen: Poems epub
ISBN: 1888809310
ISBN13: 978-1888809312
Category: Literature
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Author: Joseph Somoza
Language: English
Publisher: La Alameda Press; First Edition edition (December 31, 2001)
Pages: 96 pages
ePUB size: 1346 kb
FB2 size: 1481 kb
Rating: 4.3
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