Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart

Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart

by Clifford Brooks




Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart is Clifford Brooks' second full-length poetry collection. His wide-ranging poetry draws on his meandering personal journey from his youth to middle age and the real and mythological beings he meets along the way, as well as on music and literature, in an unmistakably Southern setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999530412
Publisher: Booklogix Publishing Services, Inc.
Publication date: 12/11/2017
Pages: 122
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; In the Beginning; The Abandonment of Another Alice; Bella’s Ballad; A Father Sits with His Son; Blues ‘Round Midnight; Saturday Chaconne; After Rock-and-Rolla Lover Talk; Hypothetical Date with Calypso; The Seeds of Our (Un)Becoming; Two Old Men; The Lady is a Lark; Memoir of a Madman; The Honest Oath of Our Shower; July 4th Parade; In the Hunger of Long Hours; As My Mind Wanders, Seasons Change; A Noble Death; A Legion of Wolves Within Me; A Day in Marble Hill; Scotch, Scuffles, and Sermons; Meeting Old Man Scratch (1); Meeting Old Man Scratch (2); The Sweetness of a Long Bath; The Last Wispy Gypsy; A Dream of Pawpaw; I Finally Slept Last Night; Letter to the Editor; The Keeper of Grief; Promise to Momma; Samson Regained; The Lasting Melody Made of God; An Ode to Southern Sons, and Uncivil Rest; Sex and Sweet Tea; Murderer Returned; The Summer of C; Song of Washington Fog; Appalachian Andromeda; Poem a Debutante Deserves; Prometheus, You are My Progeny; In the News; The Original Title Failed Me; The Collusion of Poet & Composer; Overlooking Tom’s Garden; Burning the Old Writer’s Den; Knock-off Authors Slink into Second Service; French Flowers Unfurl in Georgia;Orpheus & Eurydice; The Transparent Mess of an Unbalanced Man; Two Spirits Shake Off the Sun; A Symphony for Tracy Lee; Mid-Breaks with Rooster; I am Doc Holliday; In the South.

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