By Dan Albergotti
The poetry in Millennial Teeth will consider either refreshingly new and unusually established to Albergotti’s viewers. a few poems pay direct tribute to such literary luminaries as Wallace Stevens and Philip Larkin, whereas others provide nods to icons of popular culture, from Radiohead to Roman Polanski. The narrator muses at the resurrection of Christina the outstanding, the works of Coleridge, and the senseless tasks of youngster gamers in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Yet those standard faces are usually not our associates; they're juxtaposed with the heartbreaking apocalypses, either usual and man-made, that experience plagued the realm because the first airplane flew into the realm exchange middle. A reluctant witness to such occasions, the narrator of those poems makes an attempt to navigate his personal own crises, together with the psychological sickness and dementia of household and the lack to connect to others, from the darkness of a private orbit faraway from the solar. As he vehemently rejects the notions of spiritual succor, immortality, and the passive recognition of destiny, he concurrently yearns to be confirmed flawed. but regardless of his trials, Albergotti’s narrator continues a gallows humor and wry perception that stability his despair.
A riveting exploration of the all-too-human fight among religion and doubt, skepticism and obsession, Millennial Teeth has either center and chew in plenty.
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