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By Ken Babstock

In his fabulous 3rd assortment, award-winning and critically-acclaimed poet Ken Babstock reveals temporary remains opposed to our accumulating darknesses within the irrepressible, acrobatic, loose play of the brain. Poems of judgment of right and wrong collide with the issues of realization, the concrete and the conceptual locate equivalent footing, and formal attractiveness mixes with imagistic brinksmanship because the speaker makes an attempt to depart our "homes half-sheathed Tyvek" and "drift into the discomfort of our neighbours." Like Babstock's previous paintings, Airstream Land Yacht testifies to the harrowing great thing about daily event ("a leather-based recliner megastar /gazing at the loose /side of a backyard fence," "shopping /carts starting to be a fur of frost," a grounded kite "nose down within the crowberries and fir") whereas introducing an expansiveness of inquiry with linguistic bravado and a quiet grace. The seize of affection poems contained listed below are key to unlocking the bigger assortment -- itself a love track to the wordless world.

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