☆ More || ↠ PDF Read by Ï Barbara Crooker

By Barbara Crooker | Comments: ( 959 ) | Date: ( Jul 17, 2019 )

Poetry Rarely has a book of poems been as aptly titled as Barbara Crooker s MORE Propelled by her hunger for beauty and language, she flies in low over human experience, noticing every gesture, every flavor, every nuance of color and light Whether she is pondering a spill of salt or stepping into a painting by Hopper, Crooker never for one second lets us forget what itPoetry Rarely has a book of poems been as aptly titled as Barbara Crooker s MORE Propelled by her hunger for beauty and language, she flies in low over human experience, noticing every gesture, every flavor, every nuance of color and light Whether she is pondering a spill of salt or stepping into a painting by Hopper, Crooker never for one second lets us forget what it is to be alive and how many ways we have been given to express our gratitude for this simple fact How did all this loveliness spring from the dark she asks in one poem I don t know the answer, but by the timeI finished reading this book, I could only agree with its final sentence I want all this to last Sue Ellen Thompson


  • Title: More
  • Author: Barbara Crooker
  • ISBN: 9781936196005
  • Page: 389
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Barbara Crooker

Barbara Crooker s books are Radiance, which won the 2005 Word Press First Book competition and was a finalist for the 2006 Paterson Poetry Prize Line Dance, Word Press 2008 , which won the 2009 Paterson Award for Literary Excellence and More C R Press, 2010.



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  • David-Matthew Barnes

    “Always, this hunger for more.” Barbara Crooker ends the opening poem of her delicious collection More with this declaration of insatiability. It’s very telling and appropriate, given that hunger – both physical and spiritual – is the central theme that simmers in the heart and soul of each poem. Crooker’s poetry is electric. She ignites her readers’ senses with her seemingly unquenchable lust for more, more, more. “You want a bad boy for a lover,/one who’d make a lousy husband [...]


  • Karen

    One of the opening poems in Barbara Crooker's More, has the persona lamenting the loss of her mother and a friend: "I don't know how to say goodbye. Time should be/more elastic, we should be able to pull it/like molassess taffy, stretch out its tawny sweetness." This longing for more -- more time, more love, more answers, more toughness, even more food --- makes up the central theme of Crooker's third full length collection. Most of her poems deal with loss of time and loss of love -- common the [...]


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