By Daniel Mark Epstein
Drawing from a occupation of virtually fifty years, Daniel Mark Epstein’s selection of new and chosen poems kinds a lyrical autobiography of its writer as a poet and a guy. Dawn to Twilight examines common subject matters corresponding to love and getting older, happiness and melancholy, every one of which Epstein methods another way during the a long time of his writing occupation. those poems encapsulate the evolution of Epstein’s paintings, with the passage of time itself forming a vital subject because the writer grows from pupil to lover to father.
Epstein’s poems evince his deep empathy for individuals from all walks of lifestyles: a knife salesman who harbors no illusions in regards to the use to which his wares were positioned; a instructor who watches his scholar fight with a thorny philosophical query; a genie whose plans of revenge fade as he emerges from his lamp into the sunshine. Dawn to Twilight celebrates the arriving of pleasure and wonder, accepts their transience, and elegizes their passing.
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