New PDF release: Anyone

By Klug, Nate

ISBN-10: 022619695X

ISBN-13: 9780226196954

ISBN-10: 022619700X

ISBN-13: 9780226197005

Milton’s God
the place I-95 meets The Pike,
a ponderous thunderhead flowered—
 
stewed a minute, then flipped
like a flash card, tattered
edges crinkling in, linings so dark
with over the top bright
 
that, status, ready, on the overpass edge,
the onlooker couldn’t decide
 
till the tip, or maybe then,
what was once published and what were hidden.
 
 
utilizing numerous types and reaching a variety of musical results, Nate Klug’s Anyone traces the unraveling of astonishment upon small scenes—natural and household, political and religious—across America’s East and Midwest. The book’s name foregrounds the anonymity it seeks via a number of ability: first, via shut remark (a concrete observed, a goshawk, a bicyclist); and, moment, through translation (satires from Horace and Catullus, and excerpts from Virgil’s Aeneid). Uniquely between modern poetry volumes, Anyone demonstrates fluency within the paradoxes of a spiritual life: “To stand someday / open air my religion . . . or preserve ready / to be claimed in it.” Engaged with theology and the classics yet by no means abstruse, all of the whereas the poems stay grounded within the exceptional, actual international of “what it's to consider: /  moods, part moods, / swarming, then darting loose.”

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Morning’s easy, now afternoon with its sense of sand leaking from your fist: holes in prayer everywhere you’d already filled them. Breathing out, you think not of the Psalms but lazy dogs as sunlight forks and darts across the floor—ambiguous flashes of oak roots under water or, lacunae intact, a scroll from Qumran, swallowed by a bunch of passing clouds. A superior knocks at four, speaks the sound of someone else’s name, leaves a small meal by the door. ), into repeating yourself—you who have been called 28 Three Days “this onward trick of nature” —Emerson 1.

40 Predestination Watched, so watching A helpless slouching, settling in as on a long train Clicking by, a square of sky The same or changed clicking by 41 The Truly Fucked (after Horace) Who is that skinny boy trailing musk clouds, Duane Reade roses in his right hand, who follows you around these strobe-lit basement parties, Pyrrha? While you finger your platinum bangs and tilt your head to the downbeat, who is it that you picture standing behind you off to one side? Emotions (you know this better than anyone) are fickle, they swap shapes fast as the gods.

33 Sacred Harp Sing, Bethel Primitive Baptist Tufts of dust dislodge and make to jump among the floorboard cracks as the tenors, abetted by a redheaded clan up from San Antonio, drag their nasal, wavering line towards the chairless center of the room where the caller stands and each sung part collides, like flocks of starlings seething a wider cloud. Fifty left hands chop at the downbeat until what began as a sexual moan fills in, turns, reluctantly, into a tune: Farewell vain world I’m going home away to New Jerusalem and I don’t care to stay here long.

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