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The Listening Chamber: Poems
Winner of the seventh annual Arkansas Poetry Award, William Aberg presents in The Listening Chamber a gallery of poetic forms, from short free-verse lyrics and crafted prose poems to original forms skillfully matched with their subjects. He writes comfortably of cats or derringers, the idylls of childhood, or of patients in mental hospitals. Throughout his poetry there run ...more
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This book was incredible. To read the introduction and see what the poet went through, I could not help but project that knowledge onto the poems and create metaphors and symbols that were not necessarily there. It was powerful, many of the lines have stayed with me, and I only wish that there were poems by him that were available to read... RIP.