The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysics

The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysics

by Clifford Brooks

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This first full-length volume of poetry by Clifford Brooks, originally published by John Gosslee Books in 2012, evokes imagery and stories both personal and fictional, set in the poet's native American South, with verse inspired by jazz musicians, Beat poets, Milton, Dante, James Dickey, Faulkner, Baudelaire and beyond.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161968666
Publisher: Kudzu Leaf Press
Publication date: 08/27/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 825 KB

About the Author

Clifford Brooks was born in Athens, Georgia. His second poetry collection, Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart, published by Kudzu Leaf Press in 2017, was nominated for a Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry. His poetry has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Calamaro, Tallow Eider Quarterly and elsewhere. Brooks is the founder of The Southern Collective Experience, a cooperative of writers, musicians and visual artists, which publishes the journal The Blue Mountain Review and hosts the radio show Dante’s Old South. He currently lives in northwest Georgia and is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Reinhardt University.

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