Author: Stephen Rodefer
Publisher: Burning Deck (1991)
A meditative landscape populated and depopulated by real and allegorical episodes. It jolts us out of our habits and into play among meanings. We participate in constructing new experience out of the language, out of realizing its place in social life.
"Part carnival, part war, the clamor of the world is loud in these works, submitted by a rigorous and passionate intellect to the clarifies which only language can yield from details this fast and dense. Philosopher-harlequin, the poet speaks plainly, having just now invented the line. What other writer can give us this much of the real?"