Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys

Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys

*Winner of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry*

I have this rearrangement to make:

symbolic death, my backward glance.

The way the past is a kind of future

leaning against the sporty hood.

—from "Bugcatching at Twilight"

In Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys - D. A. Powell's fifth book of poetry - the rollicking line he has made his signature becomes the taut, more discursive means to describing beauty, singing a dirge, directing an ironic… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (November 18, 2014)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2012 winner


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