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Restless Astronomy: Poems New and Selected

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Michael Gilmore is astonishingly good at pulling us into the center of what it means to ache with the power and vulnerability of art and love. He can capture the delicacy of lace caught in a button and equally eviscerate a pompous radio personality with Freudian puns of fish and cigars. Visual and visceral, [i]Restless Astronomy[/i] slices into the madness coiled within th ...more
Paperback, 78 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Dalton Pub.
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After a two decade publishing hiatus, Michael Gilmore returns with Restless Astronomy. This volume collects his new poetry, as well as previously published favorites.

The volume is divided into four sections. Each has it's own feel, with poet's voice keeping the book a unified whole. Mr. Gilmore writes entirely in free verse, and isn't limited by strictures of grammar or punctuation. Ranging from Modern to Post Modern, the poems explore a broad range of topics, usually coming back to individual
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