The Town of No & My Brother Running

The Town of No My Brother Running This book gathers Wesley McNair s two most important collections into one handsome volume In The Town of No McNair blends sadness and comedy to remind us of Robert Frost s notion that poetry should m

  • Title: The Town of No & My Brother Running
  • Author: Wesley McNair
  • ISBN: 9781567920567
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book gathers Wesley McNair s two most important collections into one handsome volume In The Town of No, McNair blends sadness and comedy to remind us of Robert Frost s notion that poetry should make us very sorry or very glad In My Brother Running, fifteen short poems on rural life are counterbalanced by the extended title piece, a memorial to a brother dead tooThis book gathers Wesley McNair s two most important collections into one handsome volume In The Town of No, McNair blends sadness and comedy to remind us of Robert Frost s notion that poetry should make us very sorry or very glad In My Brother Running, fifteen short poems on rural life are counterbalanced by the extended title piece, a memorial to a brother dead too soon and for reasons that can never be reconciled.

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    1. The section called My Brother Running is about his brother who killed himself. The other poems tend to also be stories of place and people. I wish he did more like this one, which was out of his comfort zone. The horror it expresses is done without a lot of bloodshed, but we perhaps feel it even more: Killing the Animals by Wesley McNairThe chickens cannot find their heads though they search for them, falling in the grass. And the great bulls remain on their knees,unable to remember how to stand [...]


    2. "He has a gorgeous ear for the rubbing-together of adjacent words. . .McNair is a New England poet, preserving the speech and character of a region initmately known. Because he is a true poet, his New England is unlimited. Whole lives fill small lines, real to this poet and real to us."- Donald Hall, Harvard Book ReviewOn "The Town of No":"McNair is one of the only handful of younger poets willing to take risks. This is, without a doubt, one of the year's best poetry collections."- ALA BooklistO [...]


    3. No matter how hard I try I can not like this poet and shake my head and wonder how he got to be Poet Laureate of Maine . . . have I just not found the right book of oems?


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