Download e-book for iPad: A Confederacy of Joy: Poems by Juan-Paolo Perre

By Juan-Paolo Perre

Juan-Paolo Perre is the 2014 Legacy Poetry Award sequence chosen writer. Evoking the haunting spectre of Federico García Lorca’s duende, this auspicious debut assortment hums of a humane song with issues either own and common. those are the poems of a soul looking and of 1 looking. they're the poems of the prodigal - who trips out keen into the area and returns having discovered it once more in colors bucolic, melancholic and buoyant.

One can sincerely see in those poems his ancestral bloodline: from Pablo Neruda to Hart Crane and Walt Whitman to Philip Levine. those poems clamour with a certain and pervasive vision.

In truth, those are, of their purest essence, love poems: occasionally solemn as prayers and typically, rhapsodic; the affection of phrases, of position, of individuals prior and current and a love for and of a global which turns out constantly in a marvelous flux among the sacred and profane.

Like incantations or the lingering lyric of a departed balladeer, they're the poems written via a brand new form of visionary - person who sees the area yet then dares to step again into it - taking his position once more yet now militantly hopeful and armed with a definite form of impenitent pleasure.

Born in Siena, Italy, Mr. Perre emigrated as a baby to London, England after which later to manhattan urban. An acclaimed polymath, he frequently engages in “a nifty, polymathic juggling act” with various artwork forms.

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