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Lifted

Lifted Asking what the word spirit means for those who do not believe in an afterlife these rich courageous poems are above all enigmatic The central poem Kevin suggests that in the absence of God artis

  • Title: Lifted
  • Author: Bill Manhire
  • ISBN: 9780864735096
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Paperback
  • Asking what the word spirit means for those who do not believe in an afterlife, these rich, courageous poems are above all enigmatic The central poem, Kevin, suggests that in the absence of God, artists must be the ones to elevate the soul and provide hope and wonder through their work.

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    1 thought on “Lifted

    1. My second book of Bill Manhire's poems. 'Lifted' includes two of Manhire's best known poems - 'Hotel Emergencies', which starts with the form letter to a hotel guest about fire alarms and winds, by way of dictators, war and death, to the place 'up there high in the smoke above the stars', and 'Erebus Voices', written for the anniversary of the crash and first read by Edmund Hillary. I'm finding, overall, that Manhire touches me, but doesn't hold me. But one poem charmed and wooed me. I think it' [...]

    2. I haven't read all (or even most?) of Manhire's work, but this I think is my favourite of what I have read. There's something spare and cool and lyrical about it that appeals to me. Don't know why, exactly, but it does.

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