More Wreck More Wreck

Poetry Like Frank O Hara, Gobble wears work shirts to the opera and his feet are bare these poems aren t just one thing, or another, they are instead stuffed with so much energy that they are spilling all over the pages Like industrious, tiny humans, they seep everywhere, sprawling across memories and dreams, carrying with them scars and shreds of real hope Even betterPoetry Like Frank O Hara, Gobble wears work shirts to the opera and his feet are bare these poems aren t just one thing, or another, they are instead stuffed with so much energy that they are spilling all over the pages Like industrious, tiny humans, they seep everywhere, sprawling across memories and dreams, carrying with them scars and shreds of real hope Even better, MORE WRECK MORE WRECK is bubbling with the absolutely kick ass beauty of a great imagination let loose Peter Davis The insatiable, insightful poems in MORE WRECK MORE WRECK are full of honest devotion to this messed up world With a keen eye for the particulars that speak the whole church bulletins and abortions, tofu turkey and American flag boxer shorts, broken down bald eagles and business lunches Tyler Gobble sweeps us up in a flood of daily paradises lost and found Beneath their fast moving surfaces, these are serious poems compelled by crosscurrents of hope and fear, sadness and joy, confusion and clarity It s not like one s chest explodes suddenly with tongues Except here in Gobble s work it s just like that, and every one of them has something to say Lisa Olstein Tyler Gobble s MORE WRECK MORE WRECK pulls me out of my everyday sadness, reminds me to embrace the electric wonder of childhood Stop asking how I make money, Gobble screams, and start being hypnotized by lightning again These poems ask for permission and possibility, hopefulness s redecoration in a purely American landscape of community calendars, rollercoasters, pizza parties, front porches, politics, pet dogs, and tank tops These poems live in the carnival of what is, and they shout from the rooftops live live Alexis Orgera
More Wreck More Wreck Poetry Like Frank O Hara Gobble wears work shirts to the opera and his feet are bare these poems aren t just one thing or another they are instead stuffed with so much energy that they are spilling

  • Title: More Wreck More Wreck
  • Author: Tyler Gobble
  • ISBN: 9781938055195
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
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    2. On the vast spectrum of contemporary poetry, Tyler Gobble’s More Wreck More Wreck lands somewhere between experimental and uniquely charming. While Gobble’s poems bring light to the wonderful (and not so wonderful) sides of growing up in the Midwest, political issues, and love and family—among other things—they are so much more than that. Gobble’s poems are honest and powerful, as they speak to the idea of what it is like to be human in this messed-up world. They are tender, funny, and [...]

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