American Dreams: Reveries and Revisitations

American Dreams Reveries and Revisitations In a form that is a hybrid of flash autobiography and prose poetry former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf revisits the past and reflects on its relationship with the present American Dreams Rever

  • Title: American Dreams: Reveries and Revisitations
  • Author: Norbert Krapf
  • ISBN: 9780985133740
  • Page: 253
  • Format: Paperback
  • American Dreams: Reveries and Revisitations

    In a form that is a hybrid of flash autobiography and prose poetry, former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf revisits the past and reflects on its relationship with the present American Dreams Reveries and Revisitations contains seven cycles, all but one of which has ten sections, each introduced with a photograph The author meditates on family history, scenes from hiIn a form that is a hybrid of flash autobiography and prose poetry, former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf revisits the past and reflects on its relationship with the present American Dreams Reveries and Revisitations contains seven cycles, all but one of which has ten sections, each introduced with a photograph The author meditates on family history, scenes from his ancestral past, and childhood memories Featuring quirky perspectives and spoken in various voices, some ironic, Krapf s reveries lift the thin veil between dream and nightmare set in Europe and America In the last section, the voice of Minnesota minstrel Bob Dylan sometimes merges with that of the poet, and the fellow Midwesterners, who found their voices in New York, cross boundaries to explore and celebrate the common origin of poetry and song.

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    One thought on “American Dreams: Reveries and Revisitations

    1. Gerry LaFemina

      Prose poems, but also prosey poems. Anecdote. Anecdote. Anecdote. These read more like the transcriptions of stories told after dinner than poems. There's little music, little surprise, little lyrcism. I want to be startled, but I found myself skipping ahead to see if these paragraphs ever took off. A few gems, but not enough to keep me interested.

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