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4.75 of 5 stars 4.75  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
THE ABANDONED EYE celebrates J. P. Dancing Bear’s poetic strengths as a master of image, oftentimes surreal, though never losing track of emotion and meaning while dazzling the senses. Dancing Bear is a ventriloquist and impressionist rolled into a clever actor aware of the audience without pandering to it. He involves the reader in the evolving landscapes, all the while a ...more
Paperback, 78 pages
Published August 31st 2012 by FutureCycle Press (first published 2012)
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Diane Kistner
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NOCTURNE

I am stolen horses for you.
My body no more
than a wooden dingy
and dropped lines.
Still I breathe out
planets and stars for you;
all the dust in a god’s eye.
My hair is the streaks
of comets and meteors.
My bones fill with crickets
and frog music.
As the world turns its
shoulder to the sun
I bend into the boat
of this journey.
I am in a night
created for you.


THE TURNING

I see the whalebone sky
through the fog of my glass coffin

water falls asleep in my hand
a silversmith dripping a ticking

cloc
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