Imaginary Logic

Product Number: EB00030863
Released: Oct 25, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547518299
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Description

A new collection from a Kingsley Tufts Award-winning poet Imaginary Logic is a brilliantly expansive, deeply meditative, and at times wildly imaginative collection of poems that combines Rodney Jones's distinctive storytelling ability, sharp social intelligence, and keen powers of observation in a book that is wistful, satiric, audacious, and remorseless. "The Art of Heaven" opens with a parody of Dante and a down-home, twisted humor that Jones's readers have come to rely on: "In the middle of my life I came to a dark wood, / the smell of barbecue, kids running in the yards. / Not deep depression. This nice hell of suburbs. / Speed bumps. The way things aren't quite paradise."Rodney Jones, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, is one of America's "best, most generous, and most brilliantly readable poets" (Poetry). Imaginary Logic is the most eloquent expression yet of his rigorous mind, scrupulous eye, and capacious heart.

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Author(s): Rodney Jones
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Oct 25, 2011

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