Etruscan Reader VI: Robin Blaser/ Barbara Guest/ Lee Harwood
Poetry. ETRUSCAN READER VI gathers new work from three poets: Robin Blaser, Barbara Guest, and lee Hardwood. Blaser, along with Jack Spicer and ... Show synopsis Poetry. ETRUSCAN READER VI gathers new work from three poets: Robin Blaser, Barbara Guest, and lee Hardwood. Blaser, along with Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan, was at the heart of the San Francisco Renaissance, and this selection is from THE HOLY FOREST, published by Coach House Books in 1993. Barbara Guest is the author of numerous books, including MUSICALITY (Kelsey St.), FAIR REALISM (Sun & Moon), and SO FAR (Stride), all available from SPD. Here she continues her examination and activation of line, phrase, and meaning: Angles localized familiar as earrings / with that same dainty promise / hold onto the celestial... (Earrings). Lee Harwood's collage-like poetry is an attempt in words at creating a four-dimensional world: Grotesque beasts look on,/ beasts cobbled together from various spare parts/ and men's strange imaginations./ Is that a crocodile or an eroded dragon?/ A winged lion or a sphinx?/ All the world's plunder cobbled together (Coat of Arms on Wall in Ancient City).
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