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Antarctica this collection is a compelling powerful search for meaning truth and falsehood But as ever in Roberts’ work – notably the Whitbread Award winning Corpus – this search is rooted in the tangible world leavened by wit contradiction tenderness and sensualityThis is Roberts’ most expansive writing yet mystical philosophical earthy and elegiac Drysalter sings of the world’s unceasing ability to surprise and the shock and dislocation of catching your own life unaware

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DrysalterEr a similarly potent and sensory multiplicity unified through the formal constraint of poems of linesLike the medieval psalters echoed in its title this collection contains both the sacred and profane Here are hymns of praise and lamentation songs of wonder and despair journeying effortlessly through physical and metaphysical landscapes from financial markets and urban sprawl to deserts and dark nights of the soulFrom an encomium to a karaoke booth to a conjuration of an inverse

Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read Michael was born in and spent his childhood in Lancashire England before moving south with his family to Newbury in Berkshire in the early ‘’s He went to comprehensive school in Newbury then to Oxford University to read Philosophy TheologyAfter graduating he trained as a newspaper journalist before joining the BBC in Cardiff as a radio producer in He moved with the BBC to Londo.

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  • Jenny

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterThe world's sick sweetness hooks your throat and all our songs and lamentations coalesce – a hornet's nest that will not let you sleepDrysalter is a wonderful collection of poetry which lives of the tension Michael Symmons Roberts creates between the poles of religion mysticism and the utterly mundane as well as those of chaos and orderThere's an overwhelming sense of architecture to this book Apart from t


  • Paul

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterRoberts has written this collection of 150 poems each 15 lines long on a diverse range of subjects from the everyday to the etherealRoberts has a control and mastery over the English language that is astonishing at time He manages to convey his meaning and feelings with scant few words There were a few poems in here that I liked a lot and some that just washed over me I put that down to my relative inexperience with poetry rather than the uality of the writing It is probably worth a re read after I have read some other poets


  • Konstantin R.

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read Drysalterrating B Mr Roberts has a very accessible style and does not try to pose as some elitist poet genius He talks of what is in front of him though at times he does seem to have a bit of the metaphysical in him He observes very acutely and has a clear voice on what he sees and describes them with very interesting and creative detail Although not all his poems perhaps because he restricts himself to 15 lines are as full as some others he does showcase a very competent array of poems Also his use of religious themes makes his poetry rather different than some other modern poets who are almost always polar to religion Again the collection is weakened be cause he restricts himself to 15 lines yet he does cheat a bit by using the title as a line as well The most notable were his poems titled The Wounds I V


  • Marshall A Lewis

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterThough Corpus still holds its head high above this collection in my mind Drysalter is wonderful still with probably half of the poems being enjoyable than the the others Overall 150 poems is uite a long collection but limiting the poems to 15 lines per poem felt like the perfect length Symmons Roberts has a way with expressing the life yness of human existence in such concrete images and potent metaphors; it stirs something deep inside me For that he remains one of if not my favourite poet that I’ve read In this collection my favourite poems wereSomething and nothing IIThrough a glass darklyThe darkness is no darknessExcise meHiraethGuild of saltersHow to raise the deadSoul Song IIThe road retakenHymn to the FalschfahrerIn BabylonIn praise of flaking wallsThe vowsA new songThe rindAscension II


  • Simon F. Cain

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterExcellent poetry These vignettes are crystal clear fully comprehensible and meaningful unlike much contemporary poetry today


  • Rebecca

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterUnbelievably lyrical and gorgeous


  • Stuart

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read Drysalterdarkness is no darknessI wear my cure dried hide of absencecameras glaze as petals falter headlamps fade to dandelion clocks


  • Matthew Lynch

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterExcellent collection I heard the author read several aloud and I was hooked


  • scarlettraces

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterI probably missed about half of what this is doing


  • James

    Drysalter kindle ↠ Paperback read DrysalterSome really great poems in this collection but they're drowned out by the number of average ones 150 poems is a lot for a collection and the restrictive form sometimes prevents the poems developing in a organic way There's therefore uite a few which end unconvincingly or seem contrived as the poem's run out of space I'm also not really a fan of poems which are rigidly About Something the range of topics here is vast and random and feels a bit like Roberts looked at something and thought 'here's another topic for a poem' That said it's a pretty readable collection and there are some excellent bits for example 'Through a Glass Darkl