New PDF release: Darkness Sticks to Everything: Collected and New Poems

By Tom Hennen,Jim Harrison

ISBN-10: 1556594046

ISBN-13: 9781556594045

"It's difficult to think that this American master--and i do not use these phrases lightly--has been hidden correct less than our noses for many years. yet regardless of his loss of attractiveness, Mr. Hennen, like every functional word-farmer, has easily long gone approximately his calling with humility and gratitude in a tradition whose basic crop has turn into reputation. He simply watches, waits after which moves, providing heart-buckling lines." --Dana Jennings, The big apple Times

"As with Ted Kooser, Tom Hennen is a genius of the typical contact. . . . they're amazingly modest males who early approved poetry as a calling in historical phrases and not allow up regardless of being missed early on. They go back to the readers a thousandfold for his or her attentions."--Jim Harrison, from the introduction
"One of the main captivating issues approximately Tom Hennen's poems is his unusual skill to deliver colossal quantities of area, frequently uninhabited house, into his brain and so into the full poem."--Robert Bly
Tom Hennen supplies voice to the prairie and to rural groups, celebrating--with unhappiness, compliment, and astute observations--the land, climate, and population. in brief lyrics and prose poems, he finds the precise strangeness of standard issues. This quantity is Hennen's long-overdue creation to a countrywide viewers.
"In Falling Snow at a Farm Auction"
Straight pine chair
Comfortable
In anyone's company,
Older than grandmother
It enters the present
Its palms vast open
Wanting to carry one other younger wife.


Tom Hennen, writer of six books of poetry, was once born and raised in rural Minnesota. After forsaking university, he married and commenced paintings as a letterpress and offset printer. He helped came across the Minnesota Writer's Publishing condo, then labored for the dept of average assets flora and fauna part, and later on the Sand Lake nationwide natural world shelter in South Dakota. Now retired, he lives in Minnesota.

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