By Don Domanski
With The Cape Breton booklet of the Dead, Don Domanski emerged as a impressive new voice in Canadian poetry, combining formal conciseness with vast cosmic allusions, consistent shock with brooding atmospherics, and cutting edge syntax with smooth phrasings. In next collections, Domanski’s poetry has deepened and elevated, with longer traces and extra advanced buildings that trip into the some distance reaches of metaphor. Now, with Earthly Pages: The Poetry of Don Domanski, the long-awaited first choice from his books, readers have an opportunity to adventure the whole diversity of his paintings in a single quantity.
Editor Brian Bartlett, in his creation, “The timber are filled with Rings,”, discusses Domanski’s engagement with nature and the transformative energy of his metaphors; his poetic bestiary amd legendary underpinnings; and his kinship to poets like Stevens, Whitman, and Rumi. Like those poets, Domanski is interested in borderlands among the actual and the religious, the subconscious and the awake. His poetry reveals a house for demons and angels, spiders and wolves―and for kitchens and again alleys, forests and stars.
In language either fluent and hypnotic, Domanski continues an wisdom of either the magnitudes and the trivialities that reside past language. In “Flying Over Language,” an essay written in particular for this quantity, the poet explains that for him metaphor is a technique to signify the wealth of being that poetry can in basic terms aspect towards.
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