By Ross Gay
Bringing the Shovel Down is a re-imagination of the violent mythologies of kingdom and power.
"These poems communicate out of a world recognition in addition to a person knowledge that's vivid with pity, terror, and rage, and which asks the reader to gain that she isn't alone--that the grief he consists of isn't just his personal. homosexual is a poet of moral sense, who echoes Tomas Transtromer's 'We don't hand over. yet wish peace.'"
"Ross homosexual is a few type of superb latter-day troubadour whose poetry is formed not just by way of craving but additionally play and scrutiny, depression and depth. i'd be surprised through the daring, chronic love all through Bringing the Shovel Down if I wasn’t so wooed and reworked through it."
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