Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain

Product Number: EB00644876
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781550176575
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
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Russell Thornton's latest collection of poems, Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain, explores powerful, primary human relationships through images of two worlds: the natural and the urban industrial. Simple grass is the iron of an invisible forging within nature that involves the human creative consciousness. A scavenger alley crow is the universal creative spirit in brutal primordial disguise. A murderously violent father and son are integrated into a single new man who walks "bright as a song in the air." A young daughter flings up her arms to seagulls that "collect up the world, opening it like a door." An infant son fights the "anger in him...?he death...?ith the heaven in living flailing hands." Intensely personal, Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain reveals how essential human identity reinitiates human consciousness in a participatory universe.

Author(s): Russell Thornton
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Jun 15, 2015

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