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By Craig Blais

An unsentimental and every now and then disquieting first assortment, the poems of About Crows excavate self, relatives, race, place, intercourse, paintings, and faith to discover the artifacts of a succession of traumas that the speaker doesn't continually event firsthand yet includes with him to refashion into a few new significance. it is a booklet of half-states, damaged affiliations, and dislocation.

            The speaker leads the reader in the course of the fragments of a flooded city that grows more and more elusive the extra one appears to be like for it; via a succession of Seoul "love hotels" that additional displace the outsider to unclaimed margins remodeled into websites of artistic invention; via "galleries" of paintings, the place stream, colour, and picture are renewed via ekphrasis; and during the area of the metatextual lengthy poem "The Cult Poem," the place reliable and undesirable ethical binaries tangle right into a rat's nest of our greatest and worst non secular ambitions.

            The poems and sequences of About Crows are marked by means of their creative stability of the elegant and the profane, of polyphony, syntactical complexity, clashing photographs, cagey humor, and unsettling sincerity, all attempting desperately to connect.

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