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The Mud Actor
 
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Cyrus Cassells
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The Mud Actor

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The Mud Actor finds its most powerful images in the poems of childhood and in the moving poem, "The Memory of Hiroshima" . . . Cassells' ultimate testimony to the human spirit. The cumulative nature of the book is powerful, and allows us to agree with the poet at the end that 'Everything in life is resurrection'.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published May 1st 1982 by Henry Holt & Company
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Nicole Gervasio
Aug 11, 2012 Nicole Gervasio rated it liked it
Supposedly his collection of erotic/spiritual poems, I think? This volume is okay, but it's not my favorite (Soul Make a Path through Shouting is). But generally, I think he's a keen poet with a beautiful voice that I wish didn't fall out of print so often.
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Sep 20, 2014 Kevin rated it liked it
Very readable. The Hiroshima piece is the best.
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Winner of the National Poetry Series
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