The District Commissioner's Dreams
This is an integrated collection in which Gregory Woods returns to the themes of obsession, possession and violence. In its explorations of masculinity, the opening section draws on struggles for power in ancient and more recent history. These poems dissect men's vanities and desires in ways which expose the personal facets of heroism and atrocity. In the pivotal central section, Woods returns to a colonial childhood and the roots of his own development as a writer. The third section combines personal reminiscences with a sceptical re-examination of sexual liberation.
9 pages matching someone in this book
Results 1-3 of 9
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Alexander at Troy ants armpit arse Attempt on Alexander beauty better body boots Branko Jungic breath buttock carcan Carcanet carved cigarette cock coloured Conquistador's Dildo dark Day of Wrath death District Commissioner DISTRICT COMMISSIONER'S DREAMS divan Dog That Flew edge ejaculation erection eyes face fingers flag flesh Ghana glance Gold Coast Graffiti hand hard-on heart Hephaestion Hermolaus human imagine Ithaca to Ithaca Johnny Bones keep kiss knees less lips lives looks lovers luck Marais memory mother muscles Naked Civil Service never night numbers other's pain pasta perfection physique Pilgrim's Progress pleasure porn queen reading recognise remember rest retinas scorpion seemed semen shaped sight sing sleep smiles smoke sniff someone song sophrosyne stand stretch strop surf sweat swimming Termites Thamyris Three The Ballad tongue trees trunks turned underlined wake walk walrus wanted watched What's Left