Powered by a fierce, compassionate intelligence,Brain Campexplores with clarity and vividness a wide spectrum of emotions-love to hate, tenderness to brutality-all from a perspective both universal yet distinctly Webb's. Metaphors of startling aptness and originality, a voice at once endearing and provocative, high musicality, propulsive energy, wild imaginative leaps, as well as a mastery of diction from lyricism to street-speak, create a reading experience of the first order. These poems go down easy, but pack a wallop. As Robert Frost said poetry should do,Brain Camp"begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
Subjects: Language & Literature
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