Ashes & Stars by Daniel Hughes PDF

By Daniel Hughes

ISBN-10: 0814333095

ISBN-13: 9780814333099

Daniel Hughes's ultimate quantity of poetry, written in the course of his years of fight with a number of sclerosis, screens his attribute wit, intelligence, and mind's eye. whereas the poems in Ashes & Stars take care of issues resembling love and mortality, the clash among mind's eye and reality, and the pleasures of the realm round us, they're by no means somber or overly critical. Even the shortest ones have a wry comedian experience. also, Hughes's poems display a remarkably good value and distinct use of language, with no wasted observe within the whole assortment.

Although the focused emotion of the poems could remind readers of Emily Dickinson and Robert Lowell, Hughes's poetic forms-quatrains, tercets, abnormal sonnets, abnormal rhymes-also illustrate the deep impression of the English Romantics, whom he championed all through his educational profession. additionally, many poems draw idea from quite a few members and artworks from the Italian Renaissance, as they weave summary issues from Western tradition with the sensual information of the poet's event. regardless of those deep ancient and literary roots, the conversational tone of Ashes & Stars guarantees that it truly is by no means dry or educational. The poems converse to the reader as to an intimate, giving a feeling of transmitting richly deserved event and data. All readers will take pleasure in the passionate power and worldly air of those special and exactingly sincere ultimate poems.

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