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Kingdom of the Instant: Poems

3.82  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
With Kingdom of the Instant, Rodney Jones delivers a collection of poems that address both transcendent and profane aspects of the American South, art and politics, poverty and privilege. Always engaging, Jones "shows the intensity of his loving regard for every aspect of life, from the grit of the earth to the silk of the skin and all that churns in the mind" (Donna Seama ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published March 17th 2004 by Mariner Books (first published 2002)
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sakina
Jan 01, 2017 sakina rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This wasn't engaging as I hoped it would be. There's some pretty good lines in a few poems but they all seem to get lost among the tedious stanzas/verses. Long poems aren't that bad, but a lot of the ones here just... idk, bored me to tears.
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Aug 13, 2007 Gary McDowell rated it liked it
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Felt like one long poem. That's good and bad for me.
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