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By David Mercier Parsons

ISBN-10: 1680030329

ISBN-13: 9781680030327

Award profitable poetry critic Ange Mlinko wrote of Parsons and his paintings, “The Renaissance guy used to be a courtly excellent; Parsons exhibits that it's a democratic excellent too—warm-blooded, muscular, as companionable at the web page as within the flesh.” either tangible and cerebral, Parsons’s poetry lifts its readers right into a new, transformational truth with a intensity of perception that's really exceptional.

Reaching For Longer Water brings the reader, the main compelling of his poems from his past 4 collections, poems hailed via poetry luminaries, Edward Hirsch, Stanley Plumly, Robert Phillips, and Paul Mariani.  

THE FRANK GAZE OF WOMEN
After Baudelaire’s “Exotic Scent”
definite, definite, they bestow delights—
       not just within the seedy way
we know: they plant something
       within the littoral vacancy
and directly there's an ineffable
       fire—that forging force
on which a lot more depends
       than wheelbarrows & chickens.

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