The Lamp with Wings: Love Sonnets (National Poetry Series)

By M. A. Vizsolyi

A winner of the 2010 nationwide Poetry sequence Prize as chosen through Ilya Kaminsky (author of Dancing in Odessa, recipient of the 2004 Whiting Award, the Ruth Lilly Fellowship, between different honors, and co-editor of The Ecco Anthology of overseas Poetry), Vizsolyi's paintings perpetuates NPS's culture of selling unheard of poetry from rising poets.

Kaminksy writes that Vizsolyi's poetry “is erotic the best way Catullus was once erotic, and Mayakovsky. The voice is smug and delicate, it is going 'on the nerve,' as Frank O'Hara instructed us the poet needs to. This booklet with knock your socks off. this can be actual poetry.”

For thirty years, the nationwide Poetry sequence has chanced on many new voices and has been instrumental in launching the careers of poets and writers resembling Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Denis Johnson, Cole Swensen, Thylias Moss, Mark Levine, and Dionisio Martinez.

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A. Vizsolyi is a poet who can do either: he writes beautiful love lyrics that float and sparkle with linguistic fireworks and but are sincere, direct, and noteworthy. His poetry is erotic the way in which Catullus used to be erotic, and Mayakovsky. The voice is conceited and gentle; it is going ‘on the nerve,’ as Frank O’Hara informed us the poet needs to. This e-book will knock your socks off. this can be genuine poetry. ” —Ilya Kaminsky “I love [William Carlos] Williams up to somebody can, yet he was once flawed in regards to the sonnet. [Ted] Berrigan made it paintings back. And M. A. Vizsolyi makes the affection sonnet (no much less) paintings back, by means of inviting you into it. The poems shock and present you. you'll consider such as you are in on anything for those who learn those. whatever solid. ” —Matthew Rohrer credit disguise layout by means of Andrea Cardenas conceal portray � Michael Cutlip The nationwide Poetry sequence The nationwide Poetry sequence used to be confirmed in 1978 to make sure the e-book of 5 poetry books each year via 5 partaking publishers. booklet is funded through the Lannan origin, Stephen Graham, the Joyce & Seward Johnson beginning, Glenn and Renee Schaeffer, Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds, and the Edward T. Cone beginning. 2010 pageant Winners Lauren Berry of Houston, Texas, The Lifting costume chosen by means of Terrance Hayes, to be released via Penguin Books William Billiter of Clinton, manhattan, Stutter chosen by way of Hilda Raz, to be released by way of collage of Georgia Press James Grinwis of Florence, Massachusetts, convey of Forking Paths chosen by way of Eleni Sikelianos, to be released by means of espresso residence Press M. A. Vizsolyi of latest York, manhattan, The Lamp with Wings: Love Sonnets chosen through Ilya Kaminsky, to be released by means of Harper Perennial Laura Wetherington of Roanoke, Virginia, A Map Predetermined and probability chosen by means of C. S. Giscombe, to be released by way of Fence Books Copyright THE LAMP WITH WINGS. Copyright � 2011 by means of M. A. Vizsolyi. All rights reserved lower than foreign and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. by way of cost of the necessary charges, you've been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable correct to entry and skim the textual content of this ebook on-screen. No a part of this article might be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, opposite engineered, or kept in or brought into any info garage and retrieval method, in any shape or whatsoever, even if digital or mechanical, referred to now or hereinafter invented, with no the explicit written permission of HarperCollins e-books. FIRST variation Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication info is on the market upon request. ISBN 978-0-06-206901-6 EPub variation � AUGUST 2011 ISBN: 9780062069023 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 OV/RRD 10 nine eight 7 6 five four three 2 1 in regards to the writer Australia HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty. Ltd. 25 Ryde street (P. O. field 321) Pymble, NSW 2073, Australia www. harpercollins. com. au/ebooks Canada HarperCollins Canada 2 Bloor highway East - twentieth flooring Toronto, ON, M4W, 1A8, Canada http://www. harpercollins. ca New Zealand HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand) restricted P.

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