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Honest Engine: Poems
by Kyle Dargan

Publication Date: Apr 01, 2015
List Price: $16.95
Format: Paperback, 96 pages
Classification: Poetry
ISBN13: 9780820347288
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Parent Company: University of Georgia

Paperback Description:

In this his fourth collection, award-winning poet Kyle Dargan examines the mechanics of the heart and mind as they are weathered by loss. Following a spate of deaths among family and friends, Dargan chooses to present not color-negative elegies but self-portraits that capture what of these departed figures remains within him. Amid this processing of mortality, it becomes clear that he has arrived at a turning point as a writer and a man.As the title suggests, Dargan aspires toward an unflinching honesty. These poems do not purport to possess life’s answers or seek to employ language to mask what they do not know. Dargan confesses as a means of reaching out to the nomadic human soul and inviting it to accompany him on a walk toward the unknown.

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