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By Mike Barnes

ISBN-10: 0919626858

ISBN-13: 9780919626850

Shortlisted for the 1997 Gerald Lampert Award

The poems in Calm Jazz Sea exhibit a global endlessly changing into and disappearing, watched over and dealt with lightly via the compassionate intelligence of Mike Barnes. within the daily and the ephemeral nutrients, beverages, climate, paintings, moments of solitude or connection he reveals how one can have interaction the key subject of humanity: what horrifies, astonishes, or comforts us. just like the sea of the name, stressed and receptive, the language of the poems strikes via many degrees of voice: from a simple vernacular to the tension of dialog, or from the fitting list of sensual subject to the insubstantial gestures that represent thought.

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