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By X. J. Kennedy
For greater than part a century, readers and listeners have taken precise excitement within the poetry of X. J. Kennedy. In a favourite Bar in Secaucus is an abundant amassing of his most sensible paintings: memorable songs, startling lyrics, poems that inform poignant tales, personality stories that vie with these of Edwin Arlington Robinson. A grasp of verbal track, Kennedy has lengthy been praised for his wit and humor; as this assortment unearths, a lot of his poems additionally achieve dazzling depths and heights. Donald corridor reviews, "many of Kennedy's poems are wit itself. His wit is his approach of knowing. not anyone else writing is able to the consequences within which Kennedy specializes."
This booklet skims the cream from numerous slender volumes and 6 earlier collections together with the prize-winning Nude Descending a Staircase, go Ties, and The Lords of Misrule. It restores to print over fifty poems unavailable for many years and provides greater than dozen new poems accumulated for the 1st time. Kennedy has lengthy occupied a special position in American poetry; In a favourite Bar in Secaucus now bargains the 1st complete assortment to span his whole occupation.