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Signs Wonders Goes from serious to playful from the contemporary to the ancient Crafted in a conversational style that is as simple as it is elegant Simply the work of a masterAnd I have a full review of this book forthcoming in THINK JOURNAL Signs is a noun as in DO NOT DISTURB; Wonders as in with furrowed brows a verbThe couplet that leads into Charles Martin's fifth collection of richly inventive poems suggests that the world is to be read into and wondered over The signs in this new work from the prize winning American poet of formal brilliance and darkly comic sensibility are as stark as the one on a cage at the zoo that says ENDANGERED SPECIES as surprising as those that announce the return of irony and as enigmatic as a single word carved on a tombstone Renowned for his translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses and the poems of Catullus Martin brings the perspective of history to bear on the stuff of contemporary life

  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • Signs Wonders
  • Charles Martin
  • English
  • 06 May 2014
  • 9780801899744

About the Author: Charles Martin

Charles Martin born 1942 is a poet critic and one of the foremost translators of Latin poetry