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This Green

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But, the journal says,/
not a word said. The journal says,/
Discovery continues./
The journal says/
more can happen and does./
Pollock tips buckets of paint./
He hums his way through morning./
Charcoal never crosses his canvas,/
the canvas covering/
the floor of a barn./
The painter must draw/
on what's out of sight/
in the little sketchbooks,/
in the little lost places./
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by Blue Begonia Press
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Nov 11, 2007 rated it liked it
Barry Grimes was a schoolteacher and this book is centered around the theme of students, teachers, learning. I like the book, but as poetry it caught me off guard. Many--most--of the poems are comprised of short sentences. In fact, some lines contain two sentences. They don't flow down the page and they don't seem lyrical. It's as if one were writing/reading a primer (again the school theme). I haven't read much prose poetry and I wonder if this might be an introduction to it. Heck, with my jour ...more
Feb 11, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry
I'm mixed about this collection. There are some outstanding poems & more that I felt indifferent about.
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