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Unarmed and Dangerous: New and Selected Poems
by Wyatt Prunty
Wyatt Prunty's poems have been described as "quiet, reflective, and of unexpected depth" (Howard Nemerov), "both artful and truthful" (Donald Justice), "a triumph of controlled and understated but powerful emotion" (Anthony Hecht), and "illuminated by a language both skewed and precise" (Walker Percy). As a poet, Prunty—who is also the founder and director of the Sewanee W ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 30th 1999 by The Johns Hopkins University Press
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Well, I really only understood about 1/4 of the poems in this, but that's not the book's fault; I am just incapable of comprehending poetry. The fact that I connected with any is an achievement, so I'm sure poetry people would love this book.