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Lothlorien Poetry Journal Volume 8

Echoes Dancing with Shadows

ByStrider Marcus Jones

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American poet Carl Sandburg said "poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. " Lothlorien Poetry Journal Volume 8, features 74 internationally renowned poets and fiction writers as scintillating Echoes Dancing with Shadows including 2022 Pushcart Prize winner - Kurt Fuchs. “Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance” – Carl Sandburg "Rather, I think one should write, as nearly as possible, as if he were the first person on earth and was humbly and sincerely putting on paper that which he saw and experienced and loved and lost; what his passing thoughts were and his sorrows and desires." - Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac "If you believe you're a poet, then you're saved." - Gregory Corso "I woke up as the sun was reddening; and that was the one distinct time in my life, the strangest moment of all, when I didn't know who I was—I was far away from home, haunted and tired with travel, in a cheap hotel room I'd never seen, hearing the hiss of steam outside, and the creak of the old wood of the hotel, and footsteps upstairs, and all the sad sounds, and I looked at the cracked high ceiling and really didn't know who I was for about fifteen strange seconds. I wasn't scared; I was just somebody else, some stranger, and my whole life was a haunted life, the life of a ghost. I was halfway across America, at the dividing line between the East of my youth and the West of my future." - Jack Kerouac "And for just a moment I had reached the point of ecstasy that I always wanted to reach, which was the complete step across chronological time into timeless shadows, and wonderment in the bleakness of the mortal realm." - Jack Kerouac

Details

Publication Date
Mar 29, 2022
Language
English
ISBN
9781471738715
Category
Poetry
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
Edited by: Strider Marcus Jones

Specifications

Pages
228
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
Crown Quarto (7.44 x 9.68 in / 189 x 246 mm)

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