By Sharon Dolin
WINNER OF THE 2007 DONALD corridor PRIZE IN POETRY
Selected via Bob Hicok
Burn and Dodge is an element serious/part severe play and opens with a frank and infrequently antic exploration of latest vices, equivalent to Guilt, Envy, and remorse. a few poems “dodge” such preoccupations by means of fidgeting with a nonce shape referred to as sonnet/ghazal. the gathering includes a series of poems known as “Current Events,” in line with newspaper tales. that also is a playful meditation at the nature of the interrogative pronouns (Who, What, the place, whilst . . . ) in addition to one other sequence of homophonic sonnets known as “Clare-Hewn,” that are aural “translations” of John Clare.
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Burn and Dodge (Pitt Poetry Series) by Sharon Dolin