What is a song but a snare to capture the moment? Eric Pankey asks in his new collection, "Crow-Work." This central question drives Pankey s ekphrastic exploration of the moment where emotion and energy flood a work of art. Through subjects as diverse as Brueghel s "Procession to Calvary," Anish Kapoor s "Healing of Saint Thomas," Caravaggio s series of severed heads, and James Turrell s experimentation with light and color, the author travels to an impossible past, despite being firmly rooted in the present, to seek out ...

Crow-Work: Poems 2015, Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781571314543

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