Hymn for a Night Feast: Poems 1979-1986

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Holy Cow! Press, 1988 - Antiques & Collectibles - 76 pages
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These poems move out from the Southwestern desert to use the world as a locale for exploration and expression, from Mexico, Alaska, and San Francisco, to Benares, India and also the New Mexico State Penitentiary. Moving from place to place, revealing both political protest and the solace of love, Brandi creates a sense of a surreal that frees the reader from the limitations of the ordinary.

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Brandi's intriguing volume concentrates on time and place: "Think backto Chief Joseph, the march/through Maryland against Vietnam;/Nixon, Somoza, Botha, Papa, Doc, Pinochet/ or Kit Carson ... Read full review

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Hymn for a Night Feast
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Beyond You Beyond
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Reply to a Friend Far Away
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Copyright

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John Brandi is a poet, writer, and artist. He is the author of thirty eight books of poetry and non-fiction. His work includes In What Disappears and Heartbeat Geography. He continues to teach, as he always has, apart from the academy, as an itinerant scholar and lecturer.

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