Best Download [James Arthur] ☆ Charms Against Lightning || [Religion Book] PDF ☆

By James Arthur | Comments: ( 837 ) | Date: ( Dec 11, 2019 )

That feeling of becoming a new person in a different place, even if it s an illusion, is intoxicating to me, and always has been I love writing about places, but only places where I don t belong James ArthurAwakening is the theme of this fiery debut about the ghost world of shadows and personae A sense of history, politics, and place is an integrated and integral pa That feeling of becoming a new person in a different place, even if it s an illusion, is intoxicating to me, and always has been I love writing about places, but only places where I don t belong James ArthurAwakening is the theme of this fiery debut about the ghost world of shadows and personae A sense of history, politics, and place is an integrated and integral part of the whole, alive with stirring accounts of travel, intimate moments of solitude, and encounters with the ineffable Romantic in spirit and contemporary in outlook, James Arthur writes exciting, rhythmical, elastic poems Charms against Lightning Against meningitis and poisoned milk,flash floods and heartwreck, against daydreamsAgainst losing your fingers, drinking detergent,earthquakes, baldness, divorce, againstfalling in love with a childAgainst lupus and lawsuits, lying stranded between nations,against secrets and frostbite, the burring of trainsthat never arriveAgainst songlessness, your mother s depression,the death of the cedars, Siberian craneAgainst these talismans against lightning the shutters swing, and clack their yellow teeth the deep sky welters and the windows quiverJames Arthur s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, and Narrative Born in New Haven, Connecticut, and raised in Toronto, Ontario, he earned degrees from the University of Toronto, the University of New Brunswick, and the University of Washington He is a recent recipient of the Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


  • Title: Charms Against Lightning
  • Author: James Arthur
  • ISBN: 9781556593871
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Charms Against Lightning

  • Lydia Ship

    These poems have gusto, even at their most attentive moments:I stood dying at the ocean's sideto dream up only this.What could I do but make my shape?I stake my shadow to this place.


  • Carol Stephen

    I read this new book from James Arthur as soon as I received it this week. There are amazing phrases and images in every poem. James startles you at every turn. Just as you think you know where the poem has landed you, you're off in another direction. I will be reading it again next week, trying to decide which poem is my favourite. For now, though, I'll just note the first one in the book, which is the title poem,Charms Against Lightning,the last one,Summer Song, and the one that appears on the [...]


  • Kasey Jueds

    The perfect title for this book: there is something charm-like about all of the poems--which are strange, surprising, magical, full of shadows and ghosts as well as people, bicycles, rain, and Dobermans. Love the startlement of all of these, the way I never knew where they were going, and the way they often break open to reveal a deep emotion that feels absolutely genuine and true.


  • Jessica

    Astonishing authenticity.


  • Jim Puskas

    This slim volume of short poems covers quite a lot of ground and brings to mind the Italian term "andante", associated with music at an ambulatory pace. A walk in a cemetery; visits to a variety of urban landscapes; the writer passing random comments on what he observes in passing; copper geese in a weathervane; at one point he is companion to his shadow on his walk. Arresting phrases punctuate the passing parade: "streetcars jostled like dusk nudging against darkness"; "my shadow walks sideway [...]


  • Carolyn

    This book had a few really excellent poems, but most of them were frustratingly disappointing, given those ones that show what Arthur is capable of.


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  • Best Download [James Arthur] ☆ Charms Against Lightning || [Religion Book] PDF ☆
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