Destroyer of Man: Selected Poems by Dominic Owen Mallary

Destroyer of Man: Selected Poems by Dominic Owen Mallary

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Poetry. A combination of poems published during Dominic Mallary's lifetime alongside poems posthumously selected by friends, DESTROYER OF MAN reveals a fiercely aware young poet writing from a place of anger and beauty with a lyrical virtuosity that is free from censorship. Drawing on a long and varied tradition, Mallary is equal parts Hart Crane and Rimbaud. Arresting, raw, clever, and unexpectedly moving, these poems tear away at the world in a relentless pursuit for liberation from the ugly and mundane. Ultimately, Mallary finds that freedom not at the core of humanity, but in the ashes we leave behind.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 139.7 x 190.5 x 6.35mm | 142g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0984475214
  • 9780984475216

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