Michael D. O'Kelly's Altarpieces: Structures of Poetry and Spiritual Thinking PDF

By Michael D. O'Kelly

ISBN-10: 1462013406

ISBN-13: 9781462013401

ISBN-10: 1462013422

ISBN-13: 9781462013425


“Fire?ies at sunrise. . .

Winged essences, charred our bodies nonetheless on ?re.”

This evocative poetry-essay assortment matters a decision for a renewed embracement of the reader’s personal expressive “self.” We’ve each one a personality to listen to --- a voice to resonate via silences of evening and the noises of daily. lifestyles is a secret demanding to crack. We bang it like a door and strum it like a lyre until eventually it opens a few new “portal” during which the voice can authentically sound-out the “truths” of being human. That’s the taking place of this book.

Altarpieces have constantly been creative creations to conceive life’s “sacred” area. This publication follows that culture, if relatively untraditionally. those items converse to “hear” existence on one’s personal phrases; from one’s personal altar and cathedral. This “gathering” created a poet-self id --- referred to as ‘Apo’kstrophes’. The essays sign up for with the poems to conceive poetry and the religious quest with a renewed existential-eco-romantic point of view; sounding that quest with either ft grounded on “worldly different” Planet Earth.

The problem to know lifestyles on the center is a wrenching-wrestling fit with the “Other,” that ever-present measurement of “poetry” on life’s course. --- becoming a member of philosophical play with the authenticity of word-pieces as “true orients,” O’Kelly’s publication, with many poets supporting alongside the way in which, has taken up that problem with unflinching creativity. need a non secular experience? Fly! Take the ride!

“Oh, the journey! Fins spurred in shivers of hide.

Life’s dearness reined within the roll of the tide.”


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