Closer by Christopher Soden Online

Closer
Title : Closer
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ISBN : 9781608640454
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 138

As tender as it is fierce, Christopher Soden's Closer takes you through an emotional landscape, rich with vivid imagery and poignant observations. It is by turns somber and sanguine, erotic and erudite, sometimes touched by giddy loopiness. Drawing on predecessors from ancient Greece to his Beatnik forebears, Soden's confessional narratives tap directly into an intense worAs tender as it is fierce, Christopher Soden's Closer takes you through an emotional landscape, rich with vivid imagery and poignant observations. It is by turns somber and sanguine, erotic and erudite, sometimes touched by giddy loopiness. Drawing on predecessors from ancient Greece to his Beatnik forebears, Soden's confessional narratives tap directly into an intense worldview, an honest, existential look at same-gender sexuality, queer virility, maleness, and, ultimately, the human condition.


Closer Reviews

  • Grady

    A Kaleidoscope of Magnificent PoetryChristopher Soden is first and foremost a Poet. That he adds to this spectrum of a vision of the world and people far more complex that available to the normal eye and mind likely is aided by his experience as a writer of plays as well as poems, performances pieces and literary/film/theater criticism and as a teacher and a performer. His stage he presents here as his platform is his poetic voice, for calling to the reader to follow his quests through mythology [...]