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Actual Air

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Over and over again his music and poetry made meaning for me and comforted me and made me laugh and made me sad and made me look at the objects and people and situations of this world in a new light. Something that always strikes me are artists who turn their personal struggles into something beautiful and while it may be there hand reaching out for help, it is also a hand that pulls those in need of some support and help up and says "i understand, I'm here, let's get through this together". In conversation with Mason, Billy Collins said the poems of Actual Air "are full of complex turns and tricks and conceptual hijinks, and yet there's this surface clarity.

I do know that many lines here are etched deeply in my soul, and I've given away at least three copies of this book.Avoided this for a long time because I assumed these were gussied up variations of David Berman's lyrics for The Silver Jews. There and elsewhere, Berman skillfully redeploys indie rock's elliptical, downbeat ethic in verse, proving his surrealist quotidian can be haunting in any medium: ""Back when we were interesting/ we had sunsets with play sadness. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. My copy has become tatty from carrying it around in my laptop bag, I've had it for a few weeks and It's stayed in the side pocket while 5-6 novels have been and gone.

His band, the Silver Jews, has released four albums, The Natural Bridge, Starlite Walker, American Water, and Bright Flight, on Drag City Records ( www. To list or quote favorite lines would be pointless, because I see now it was indeed his body of work that meant so much and was so special to me.His poems chart a course through his own highly original American dreamscape in language that is fresh, accessible, and remarkably precise.



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