Gulf Music: Poems
Dollars, dolors. Callings and contrivances. King Zulu. Comus.
An improvised, even desperate music, yearning toward knowledge across a gulf, informs Robert Pinsky's first book of poetry since Jersey Rain (2000).
On the large scale of war or the personal scale of family history, in the movements of people and cultures across oceans or between eras, these poems discover connections between things seemingly disparate.
Gulf Music is perhaps the most ambitious, politically impassioned, and inventive book by this major American poet.
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Robert Pinsky is too smart for me. Gulf Music intertwines myth with modern day in the same poems and includes scatting of music notes that represent some sort of music I'm either not familiar with or ... Read full review
Review: Gulf Music: PoemsUser Review - Lisa Lepore - Goodreads
from Antique I drowned in the fire of having you, I burned In the river of not having you, we lived Together for hours in a house of a thousand rooms And we were parted for a thousand years. Ten ... Read full review