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The Devil's Sonata

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Just as a theme played by the Devil in a dream was turned into a sonata, in THE DEVIL'S SONATA day-to-day observations are turned into poems. In David Chorlton's seventh book of poetry, the desert climate of the Southwest is often the supporting theme in work that speaks for animals as well as a humans and the land itself.
Paperback, 92 pages
Published September 10th 2012 by FutureCycle Press (first published 2012)
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Diane Kistner
Jul 27, 2014 Diane Kistner rated it it was amazing
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The wolf, having insufficient vocabulary
beyond the calls that leave a trail
of silver in the air, cannot understand
when it is spoken of as being expendable.
The wolf is a social animal

and has no room in its pack for division
between parties. It takes
what it needs but never has anything
left to collect interest. Wolf time

is the present moment, making platforms
or agendas irrelevant. To the wolf,
a kill is never veiled
in political justification. It does not
first deliberate, and
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