Keys to the Sky

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A 50-entry collection of poems written in 30 days to express the author's new outlook on life and writing. Subject matter is generally optimistic, contemplative, reflective, frequently ambiguous and open to interpretation.
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  • By John
    May 11, 2013
    The poetry here is a good collection of work from this author. At the best moments his language brews and simmers the mind with excitement. In some places the lack of poetical devices leaves the reader searching for more. I think this is the best overall collection of poems that I have read from Jacob Dring. During my favorite parts of this collection (and these are numerous enough to cover most of the entries contained here) the words evoke fantastic images in my mind. There are both earthy and celestial imaginings. The best word I can think of to describe them is "effervescent". These poems are populated with images of planets, sun-beams, abysses, and seas. Some of my favorites are the following: The Aspiring Astronaut Survived by Three-Fourths A Place For The Eyes Her Song Peace Within Just A Thing Extinguish With Fire Over Canopies Vast High Ceiling Left To Rime Vascular Autonomy Carried Away Slaves of Hollow Ideas And The Dawn Settles High Pearlescent Shore In the... More > slower moments I felt the lack of rhyme kept the words from stirring my soul and intellect. Most of this poetry ignores some of the common poetical features like rhyme, assonance, and dissonance. While in a number of places this is good as it places emphasis on images and other tropes. In other places this contributes to a lack of substance.< Less
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April 2, 2013
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