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Dirty Halo Of Everything
Geoffrey Dyer
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Dirty Halo Of Everything

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Poetry. "Geoffrey Dyer's impressive first book is filled with beautiful contradictions, its lines turning over into lush, angelic underworlds...Be careful when you read this book. It's like being twice as awake"--Elizabeth Willis. "Welcome to the 'valley of the near yonder hell, an Out West sort of place, ' where you will find 'Golgotha embellished in cement' and the ...more
Published January 1st 2003 by Krupskaya
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Mar 26, 2009 Tuck rated it really liked it
in a prose style.
"wobbles the kernels of joy"

The memorizable, irreducible center of music in words and melodies is song. They may be reordered and arranged. Last night I said there would be no more music between us. And now echo harmonics, the dust of intent clouding the changable, unmemorized words. The words that could be sung. You pledged androgyny, knowing how I was prone to giving concerts. Yet the wrong invitations, draining your protein and melodies."
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Shelves: poetry
Dyer's magic is so surprising, shamelessly inward and intense I'm almost leery of it. Geoffrey, where are thou?
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