Just Let Me Say This about That: A Narrative Poem

Just Let Me Say This about That A Narrative Poem John Bricuth s hilarious and lyrical narrative poem takes the form of a press conference hosted by Sir who is either God the President of the United States everybody s father or a combination of

  • Title: Just Let Me Say This about That: A Narrative Poem
  • Author: John Bricuth
  • ISBN: 9780879519025
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Hardcover
  • John Bricuth s hilarious and lyrical narrative poem takes the form of a press conference, hosted by Sir, who is either God, the President of the United States, everybody s father, or a combination of the three someone either sage or psychoanalyst to whom one takes one s problems or refers one s queries as to one who knows The questioners are three journalists, BiJohn Bricuth s hilarious and lyrical narrative poem takes the form of a press conference, hosted by Sir, who is either God, the President of the United States, everybody s father, or a combination of the three someone either sage or psychoanalyst to whom one takes one s problems or refers one s queries as to one who knows The questioners are three journalists, Bird, Fox, and Fish They start by asking what seem to be political questions but end by asking for no less than the value and meaning of life.

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    1. Commerce most visibly meets literature in Nashville during October’s annual Southern Festival of Books, but just down the road, the 12-year-old Sewanee Writers’ Conference continues to burgeon in several directions—most recently north-northeast toward the world of New York publishing. Under an agreement with Peter Mayer’s The Overlook Press—best known recently for its reprints of Southern writer Charles Portis—the conference’s director, Wyatt Prunty, recently initiated a new imprin [...]

    2. The ending is a little bit of a letdown, but the rest of the book more than makes up for it. Still a five. The book is a quick read - A fable in verse: God at a press conference. And though the characters are talking in long baroque sentences, the language comes off more like WWII Americana. (imagine God as FDR)

    3. For a decade I made this my literary Christmas ritual. Dense, melancholic, and often too clever, Bricuth somehow manages to write an affecting portrait of struggle and redemption, with some beautiful phrases thrown in for good measure.

    4. This book is engrossing once you get started and is deserving of a careful examination. Each person who gives this poem serious thought will gain something meaningful from it.

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