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Friday, August 30, 2013

Phil Hall reading from The Small Nouns Crying Faith


The first word in this new collection by Phil Hall is "raw" and the last word is "blurtip." Between these, many nouns cry faith within a hook-less framework that sings in chorus while undermining such standard forms & tropes as "the memoir," "genealogy" and "the shepherd's calendar." With a rural pen, these poems talk frogs, carrots, local noises, partial words, remnants, dirt roads, deep breath & hope.

http://www.bookthug.ca/author-reading-the-small-nouns-crying-faith.php


Ed: A brilliant book, imho.

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