Talking Dead Kindle Á Paperback

Talking Dead Kindle Á Paperback
    Talking Dead Kindle Á Paperback al fresco sex, astronomy via many pints in the Cat and Fiddle, and the deliverance of an Indian monsoon after weeks of thirst and drought In Christmas in Andalucia two lovers Skype each other achingly across hundreds of miles I am full of loss and longing, the poet says, the heart is hewn from elm and oak and mistletoe As provocative, sensual and subversive as ever, these poems seek and find the numinous in the everyday some element of ritual or wonder that transforms experience Although the spectre of darkness is never far away, it is the spirit of pleasure that endures, and we discover to our delight, as DH Lawrence did, that the Dionysian finally prevails over the Apollonian."/>
  • Paperback
  • 64 pages
  • Talking Dead
  • Neil Rollinson
  • 19 December 2019
  • 0224097296

Talking Dead[EPUB] ✾ Talking Dead ❃ Neil Rollinson – Essayreview.co.uk Like Neil Rollinson s earlier books, Talking Dead is a refreshment of the senses lifting the lid on the human condition in a heartfelt celebration of the act of being, whether in moments of love or mo Like Neil Rollinson s earlier books, Talking Dead is a refreshment of the senses lifting the lid on the human condition in a heartfelt celebration of the act of being, whether in moments of love or mortality, sex or feasting In the central sequence of the book a meditation on the space between life and death the dead speak of their final earthly moments with a liberating sense of fascination, and a luminous awe Elsewhere we enjoy al fresco sex, astronomy via many pints in the Cat and Fiddle, and the deliverance of an Indian monsoon after weeks of thirst and drought In Christmas in Andalucia two lovers Skype each other achingly across hundreds of miles I am full of loss and longing, the poet says, the heart is hewn from elm and oak and mistletoe As provocative, sensual and subversive as ever, these poems seek and find the numinous in the everyday some element of ritual or wonder that transforms experience Although the spectre of darkness is never far away, it is the spirit of pleasure that endures, and we discover to our delight, as DH Lawrence did, that the Dionysian finally prevails over the Apollonian.


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10 thoughts on “Talking Dead

  1. says:

    You have to love the in your face cover featuring a Phallus impudicus mushroom The occasional monologues from the dead are not as interesting as they should be, though a final poem from the perspective of a guillotine victim The National Razor , though not part of the title sequence that appeared as its own pamphlet, is the best The first six or so poems are very strong, but the quality tails off a bit as the book goes on I enjoyed The Coffee Variations it opens with Ristretto, blac You have to love the in your face cover featuring a Phallus impudicus mushroom The occasional monologues from the dead are not as interesting as they should be, though a final poem from the perspective of a guillotine victim The National Razor , though not part of the title sequence that appeared as its own pamphlet, is the best The first six or so poems are very strong, but the quality tails off a bit as the book goes on I enjoyed The Coffee Variations it opens with Ristretto, black as a starless night, demitasse of dark matter but my favorite lines of all were from The Storm Sparrows squabbled in the greengage, a collared dove cooed in the ash, and the radio resumed its calming commentary on the cricket All that alliteration is calming indeed, especially the repeated syllable in calming and commentary

  2. says:

    A short sharp collection of poems about death, sex and nature Loved the collections grit and earthy edge This may be because I m getting back into poetry but it seemed the collection neededstructure I would have had all the Talking Dead series for several are interspersed throughout together and given itof a thematic slant This could be because I m a heathen Ha Overall a very enjoyable and refreshingly direct collection of poems Picnic is wonderful, that and National Razor m A short sharp collection of poems about death, sex and nature Loved the collections grit and earthy edge This may be because I m getting back into poetry but it seemed the collection neededstructure I would have had all the Talking Dead series for several are interspersed throughout together and given itof a thematic slant This could be because I m a heathen Ha Overall a very enjoyable and refreshingly direct collection of poems Picnic is wonderful, that and National Razor might have been my favourites

  3. says:

    This is such a good collection It felt like it lost a bit of the magic towards the end but that could just be because I read it to avoid uni work so still worth a read, great example of contemporary poetry.

  4. says:

    Streetwise, yet lyrical, pieces on nature, sex, and death.The phallic mushroom on the cover says it allalmost Rollinson s volume explores the connection between the mysteries of life and death, primarily through luscious poems about fucking Picnic , bodily functions Ode to a Piss , and a number of poems that share their name with the book s title These last, interspersed throughout the collection at intervals, are paradoxes gorgeous depictions of really ugly things Like drowning at Streetwise, yet lyrical, pieces on nature, sex, and death.The phallic mushroom on the cover says it allalmost Rollinson s volume explores the connection between the mysteries of life and death, primarily through luscious poems about fucking Picnic , bodily functions Ode to a Piss , and a number of poems that share their name with the book s title These last, interspersed throughout the collection at intervals, are paradoxes gorgeous depictions of really ugly things Like drowning at sea Getting hit by a car Having your head chopped off during the French Revolution All of these are executed in first person, so that you get the speaker s perspective on having died, and how it happened occasionally, their perceptions will surprise you my favorites of these are Talking Dead The Wall and Talking Dead The Oak There are also a handful of poems in which Rollinson as speaker reminisces about his childhood, usually with a friend, usually out in nature the innocence to experience journey Then there are the poems about adulting I m partial to Christmas in Andalucia and scenes from ordinary life The Coffee Variations is my favorite because somebody has FINALLY written a poem that does justice to the wonder of caffeine These poems will make you want to do something bodily and sensual, and whatever you choose, you pretty much can t make a mistake, as Rollinson s words will back up your desires Recommended for folks who like poems with clear, concrete images and forthright language Would also make a great gift for anybody you re trying to seduce it will tip the scales in your favor or with whom you are currently having excellent sexytimes We re all going to die, so grab some Rollinson, get out there, and live

  5. says:

    Sensuous, earthy, exilherating in the evocation of lovemaking and in experiencing everyday events at other times disturbing, particularly his evocation of the experience of dying by a variety of different means One of the best aspects of Rollinson s work is his insistence upon inteligible phrasing as opposed to the all too common trend of today s poets to be deliberately obscure, disjointed and opaque in an attempt to sound clever He s lyrical when the topic supports lyricism and gritty whe Sensuous, earthy, exilherating in the evocation of lovemaking and in experiencing everyday events at other times disturbing, particularly his evocation of the experience of dying by a variety of different means One of the best aspects of Rollinson s work is his insistence upon inteligible phrasing as opposed to the all too common trend of today s poets to be deliberately obscure, disjointed and opaque in an attempt to sound clever He s lyrical when the topic supports lyricism and gritty where that s the obvious way to go I get the sense that Rollinson respects his reader for that, I will forgive him any number of sins

  6. says:

    Sexy, dark and often funny.

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