Hon Paul Muldoon Daniel Nester and Charles Simic presented BY JONATHAN WELLS IN THIRD RAIL ARE A TESTAMENT Jonathan Wells in Third Rail are a testament the endless reach of rock and roll If you re expecting that a collection of rock and roll poems published by MTV s publishing company will be filled with fresh edgy voices you re going to be isappointed by this collection Don t get me wrong it s a great read but it s filled with poets who were already at mid career by the 90s which leaves the collection feeling really An Honorable Assassin dated I read many of these poems elsewhere and though it was nice to revisit them I i. M I'm looking for my headphones I'm looking for The Bare Spot On The Rug To Wallow Side Stepped bare spot on the rug to wallow side stepped the chair stopped oor I blast my ears out from The Prophet's Song by Daniel Nester Drums Whatta lotta Noise you want a Revolution Wanna Apocalypse Blow up in Dynamite Sound from Punk Rock You're My Big .
Dn t iscover anybody new which WAS MY HOPETHAT SAID THERE ARE my hopeThat said there are terrific poems in here especially David Wojahn s sonnets Alice Fulton s sestina about Janis Joplin so subtle that I idn t even realize it was a sestina until I was about halfway through it Edward Hirsch s Jimi Hendrix poem and Lynda Hull s magnificent Shore Leave A great concept but the execution was lacking especially for those who read poetry on a regular basis It was sort of like a greatest hits album you buy because there s one New Song On It song on
it though youthough you have all the other material. Rybaby by Allen Ginsberg As revolutionary as the music it celebrates the poetry in this electrifying anthology by poets such as Billy Collins Rita Dove Yusef Komunyakaa Paul Muldoon and Philip Larkin turns rock upside own with indelible images and powerful expressions of the music that changed our liv.
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rock and roll Marie Ponsot recommended this title to me You can t get a better recommendation than that Iand roll Marie Ponsot recommended this title to me You can t get a better recommendation than that I forward to reading it Bono s foreword says it best The poets who fill the pews here have come to testify to bear witness to the mysterious power of rock and roll Though of course many of these poems are noteworthy in themselves not just as part of a tribute to rock and rollThe poems and poets including Billy Collins Rita Dove Allen Ginsberg Lynda Hull Bill Knott Yusef Bill Knott Yusef Philip Larkin Derek Ma. The poets who fill these pages have come to testify to bear witness to the mysterious power of Rock and ROLL FROM THE FOREWORD BY BONO from the Foreword by Bono thread or the theme That holds this tune Together is the same One that rips it open from Gimme Shelter by Bill Knott Chunky on the shag rug I'm looking for my anthe. .