✷ [BOOKS] ✫ Take It By Joshua Beckman ❁ – Tbjewellers.co.uk “His voice finds shape within every fragment It is a voice that is at once forlorn and passionate and preoccupied with beauty Joshua Beckman’s poetry wears its heart on its sleeve”— Slope“Th “His voice finds shape within every fragment It is a voice that is at once forlorn and passionate and preoccupied with beauty Joshua Beckman’s poetry wears its heart on its sleeve”— Slope“Through repetition rhythm and a pervasively taut but accessible voice Beckman sweeps us through his poems”— Rain TaxiOne of poetry’s genuinely necessary voices Joshua Beckman offers a magnanimous vision of the poetic and social landscape masterfully combining traditional and contemporary concerns and speech patterns in attending to a degraded yet wondrous world Take It is a gift of profound generosity I feel now like I am saying sorry for something when what I am saying here is that the unknowing spirit is greater than the knowing spirit that no matter what emboldened structure descends to stand before you in its plan and fullness you do not know what it isJoshua Beckman was born in New Haven Connecticut He is the author of Shake Wave books multiple collections of collaborative work and numerous translations He lives in both Brooklyn and Seattle.
Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven Connecticut He is the author of six books including Take It Wave Books Shake and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer Nice Hat Thanks and Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty He is an editor at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose including Poker by Tomaz Salamun which was a finalist for the PEN America.
- 88 pages
- Take It
- Joshua Beckman
- 07 August 2014 Joshua Beckman