Wings Without Birds
by Brian Henry (Goodreads Author)
Brian Henry's "Wings Without Birds" makes the everyday a site for innovation and investigation. Although diverse in form, these poems continually return to explorations of family, time, selfhood, and physical space. Moving through marriage and parenthood, the house and the backyard, Henry's poems consider ways of being simultaneously singular and plural.
Paperback, 66 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by Salt Publishing
(first published March 30th 2010)
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I enjoyed reading Wings Without Birds. (And how nice to enjoy something that I received free from a goodreads giveaway!) Some of the most resonating poems, in my opinion, were "I Wanted To Be Good," "In the Neighborhood of Horses" (all 3 of the poems titled as such (: ), "Wings Without Birds," and "Sometimes". Brian Henry is very keen to sounds and the way people react to nature. And he listens to Andrew Bird (I'm not a stalker; I read the notes... HA.), and I can sense a hint of some of that sa...more