New PDF release: A Poet Drives a Truck: Poems by and about Lowell a. Levant

By Lowell A. Levant

ISBN-10: 0615864457

ISBN-13: 9780615864457

Lowell A. Levant had the dual vocations of poet and truck motive force. He rose to prominence in Berkeley within the ‘60’s as a member of the Artists, Musicians, Poets, and Sympathizers neighborhood of the I.W.W., whose paintings used to be accumulated in Poems learn within the Spirit of Peace and Gladness. Readers will detect 4 major features of his poems. First, as saw through his mentor, Pulitzer Prize successful poet Gary Snyder, there's “… the advanced intensity of his writing approximately paintings, equipment, vehicles, gear, fix, maintenance—-all in a deceptively somewhat befuddled voice that mask the outstanding competence of what’s being really done.” moment, there's attunement with nature, attribute of “Deep Ecology” poetry. 3rd, there's song, which he additionally created whilst he performed a Jew’s harp, sang, or strummed his guitar. eventually, Lowell’s poetry frequently took the shape of the unfiltered, unfettered, free-associative declarations of the Beat Poets of his time, rather these of Allen Ginsberg, whom Lowell admired.

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