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Poetry. "In Matt Hart's poetry, crackling diction and soulful exuberance take the wheel for a happily bent ride through waking and dreaming spaces. Hart works the contours of his chosen forms with precision and humor, and emphasizes reoccurrence as poetic value and material dynamic through which to channel further depths of possibility for the imagination"--Anselm Berrigan...more
Paperback, 110 pages
Published April 5th 2011 by Blazevox Books (first published March 14th 2011)
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Ipsith
“Living in Cincinnati means rapture”

Light-Headed is one of Matt Hart’s most concentrated effort yet. He proves himself a versatile and imaginative formalist, his own innate, absurd energy finding forms, civilizing them, then busting their seams. Hart’s forte is an avalanche of musical anxiety that leads to a childlike, if consciously imagined, crystallization of hope. But much about this sequence of poems also involves ominous endings and flares of hard perspective. In the long poem “All the Hou...more
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Jun 07, 2011 Alex rated it 5 of 5 stars
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so ridiculously good. tight packed, energetic, ADD yet thoughtful and caring and full of love. dude is a monster. go see him read in person, totally worth it every time.

gotta read it again and digest more. varied in form, diverse in content, integrative of personal/universal.
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Matt Hart is the author of four books of poems, Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006), Wolf Face (H_NGM_N BKS, 2010), Light-Headed (BlazeVOX, 2011), and Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless (Typecast Publishing, 2012), as well as several chapbooks. A fifth collection, Debacle Debacle, is forthcoming from H_NGM_N BKS in 2013. Additionally, his poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in...more
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Who's Who Vivid Wolf Face Sermons and Lectures both blank and relentless Debacle Debacle Revelated (the Hollyridge Press Chapbook Series)

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