Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback


  • Paperback
  • 84
  • Zero Summer
  • Andrew Demcak
  • English
  • 01 April 2019
  • 9781935402077

10 thoughts on “Zero Summer

  1. Grady Grady says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBZERO SUMMER
    Poems by Andrew Demcak

    And a Stimulus from TS Eliot

    Andrew Demcak continues to blossom as a poet of note with his newest collection of pieces of imagination married to craftsmanship. ZERO SUMMER is apparently inspired or derived from the thoughts by TS Eliot’s Phrases from ‘Little Gidding’, one of the portions of his FOUR QUARTETS. Demcak divides this body of work into three sections, each reflecting a phrase from the quoted Eliot about those fractured moments in time trapped by circumstances, negating completion.

    Part 1 ‘Between melting and freezing’ contains some of the finest erotic poetry. In what is becoming a hallmark for this poet, these poems define lust, desire, onanism, finding and feeling and losing love affairs, childhood longings and memories - the sum of a sensual being. His range is from t


  2. Diana Diana says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBI love this book, it lets language lead with frank and richly twisting images. Love the title too, wish I had thought of it myself....


    Diana


  3. Kaya Kaya says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBI'm biased, because I've believed the author's a genius since 1995. Hopefully the rest of the world will catch up with me soon.


  4. Natasha Dennerstein Natasha Dennerstein says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBThese tight, little economical poems took the top of my head off! Every single one of them is sparse, powerful and breath-taking, seriously. I love the eroticism, the unflinching honesty, the lyricism. I am a poetry aficionado and was really impressed with this collection, having previously only been acquainted with Demcak's YA fiction. This is excellent poetry: expressive, well-crafted and delightfully compressed language. There is a unifying style here—unpunctuated, narrow and lower-case—that really ties this collection together. I can't say enough positive things about this book other than that it would make a great gift and I am thinking of purchasing another copy to give to a friend.


  5. Peter Peter says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBZero Summer is a brutally beautiful and honest collection of poems. Demcak’s verses have the feeling of wrought iron; they have a rarified quality. Always intelligent and provocative, the lingering after-effect of reading Zero Summer is that of a Cocteau denouement- a harrowing insight into the soul of the poet. Truly, Demcak is a poets’ poet. The darling of academia and the thinking populous alike, Demcak’s poetry has always been an IQ test; it is rarely appreciated by the uneducated or timid. His work has been favorably compared to Berryman, Plath, and Poe, and because of his virtuoso command of language, Demcak is considered by many to be the spiritual heir of Emily Dickinson.


  6. Alexander Alexander says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBAfter seeing a few recommendations, I gave this a read. Although the book felt quite technically accomplished, I tired quickly of the book's eroticism, as I tend to in many other cases (Baudelaire and Verlaine, for instance). I'm all for lust, myself, but I think it's to be used more sparingly. All this said, the book's certainly worth reading, and when that's the case for a free e-book, why on earth not read it?


  7. Sarah Sarah says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBthe language is excellent, luscious even. I'm refraining from rating it, though. For now anyway.

    *edit* I'm giving it three stars. While the writing was very good, the subject wasn't for me. If I had read two or three poems on the topic, I would probably have walked away wowed, but in this quantity it was more than I asked for.


  8. Mir Mir says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBIn a 78-page collection, it should not take 15 pages to get to the first poem. I only read the first four poems. They were pretentious, negative, and sex/genitalia obsessed. Very disappointing, given the greater degree of innovation and depth of thought demonstrated by Demcak in his previous publication, Catching Tigers in Red Weather.


  9. Beth Beth says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBI've said this before, I'm no poetry critic.

    But I like the way Andrew strings words together.

    Andrew's poems make me laugh, and cry, and rejoice in the experience of being human and living in this crazy mixed


  10. Nina Nina says:

    Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBWell-crafted, tightly written poems.


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Zero SummerZero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBPoetry Demcak continues to blossom as a poet of note with ZERO SUMMER, his newest collection of pieces of imagination married to craftsmanship These poems define lust, desire, onanism, finding and feeling and losing love affairs, childhood longings and memoriesthe sum of a sensual being Demcak's range is from the lyrical 'Vincent V in ' to the raw 'Venus in Furs' He offers the rare opportunity to share the struggles of writing poetry, as in 'Automated Response to Mark Strand': 'the poem is a permissiongiven away'and delves into current eventstragedies, disease, social injustices, world events that seem planets away until he stirs them into spells for the reader Andrew Demcak has the gift and we are all richer for itGrady Harp.


About the Author: Andrew Demcak

Zero Summer MOBI ✓ Paperback zero free, summer pdf, Zero SummerZero Summer ePUBAndrew Demcak* is an American poet and novelist, the author of five poetry collections and six Young Adult novels His books have been featured by The American Library Association, Verse Daily, The Lambda Literary Foundation, The Best American Poetry, and Poets and Writers He was a *FINALIST* for the prestigious Dorset Prize for Poetry, the Gloria E Anzaldúa Poetry Prize, and also the Louise Bog.