By Neil Carpathios
In those clever and gorgeous mortal ruminations Neil Carpathios, lengthy one in every of my favourite poets, turns fifty, that perilous promontory from which the realm begins to flicker like an previous neon sign. But age simply makes Carpathios beware the entire extra keenly. the enjoyment of this booklet is that it makes us pause with him on our little human trip and take up the view whereas we nonetheless have time. You couldn’t ask for a greater guide. —George Bilgere
The poems in Neil Carpathios’ new booklet, even though a lot taken with demise, are a great deal alive: clever, delicate, funny, pleasing, or even profound—sometimes all on the similar time. As the simplest poets do, Carpathios celebrates our remarkable success in having the ability, notwithstanding constrained our time, to “behold the lipstick kiss on a glass's rim,” and “listen to the crickets.” —Charles Harper Webb
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