Stranger Poems Stranger is a book of both great change and deep roots of the most rich elements of the earth and the instability of a darkening sky The third collection by Adam Clay dives into a dynamic world where

  • Title: Stranger: Poems
  • Author: Adam Clay
  • ISBN: 9781571314635
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • Stranger is a book of both great change and deep roots, of the most rich elements of the earth and the instability of a darkening sky The third collection by Adam Clay dives into a dynamic world where the only map available is not of the world but of the path I took to arrive in this place, a map with no real definable future purpose Tracing a period of great changStranger is a book of both great change and deep roots, of the most rich elements of the earth and the instability of a darkening sky The third collection by Adam Clay dives into a dynamic world where the only map available is not of the world but of the path I took to arrive in this place, a map with no real definable future purpose Tracing a period of great change in his life a move, a new job, the birth of his first child Clay navigates the world with elegance and wonder, staring into the heart of transition and finding in it the wisdom that Despite our best efforts to will it shut, the proof of the world s existence can best be seen in its insistence, in its opening up By firmly grasping on to the present, the past and the future collapse into the lived moment, allowing for an unclouded view of a way forward.

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    About "Adam Clay"

    1. Adam Clay

      Adam Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World Milkweed Editions, 2012 and The Wash Parlor Press, 2006 His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere He co edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Illinois.

    542 thoughts on “Stranger: Poems”

    1. I'll have to read this again sometime to put some better thoughts down but this was really good. The language here is beautiful and dense-- a lot to process. Sometimes I don't know if I felt much or "got" much in the moment I read these poems, but I'd find myself thinking about them hours later mopping the bathrooms at work or cooking dinner at home and when I'd go back to re-read after, they'd make more sense. IDK though, I think I've maybe gotten worse at reading poetry since leaving college w [...]


    2. Disclosure: Received a copy of this book via a giveaway.A fine collection of poems. Clay examines his world and language deftly. While there's obviously so much to unpack from the longer pieces, I found myself drawn to the more tightly contained poems, and moments within the longer poems, in which the imagery has more time to breathe, isn't swallowed up as quickly by what comes next. Which maybe is a failure on my part, as a reader; I don't know. These will need, and deserve, repeated reading.H [...]


    3. "Partially because of memory, the mind can never really synchronize with the external world, yet without memory we are perpetually lost. In STRANGER, Clay explores these abstractions from a deeply personal place, traveling as close to the world as one can ever hope to get."—Contributor Jordan Sanderson reviews Adam Clay's STRANGER on HFR



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