➥ [Epub] ➟ Beautiful Problems By Anthony DiMatteo ➯ – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk How to account for beauty in these our difficult cynical times be it seductive elevating humbling dangerous or too often nowadays besmirched and downtrodden The lyrical stories and speculations of Ant How to account for beauty in these our difficult cynical times be it seductive elevating humbling dangerous or too often nowadays besmirched and downtrodden The lyrical stories and speculations of Anthony DiMatteo's Beautiful Problems and who doesn't have these offer insights into experiences of beauty that we share with animals and in common They move us now to stand up or sit down shut up or shout out in a hunt and haunt of it Beautiful Problems include those of suffering death bittersweet memory surviving divorce physical danger and many others that entice and disturb eually Reading we find ourselves in various settings classroom county fair hospital prison national parks Into DiMatteo's narratives come a horse a heron a coyote dogs a fox and a mountain lion he sees while hiking 'a gift as vision given pure fear pure joy' From page to page we experience the writer's gift for aphorism 'Recall can taste sweeter than the thing itself' and physical description 'a night's clouds like curtains lift setting stars free' Scrutinizing the inner mysteries of the world and self Anthony DiMatteo writes energetic and original poems with places and problematic situations that compel attention and provide reader identification Reflective and vividly detailed this is a penetrating artful and re readable book Peter Makuck Clarity compassion and wry humor are among the assets Anthony DiMatteo brings to the Beautiful Problems he encounters whether in the company of his wife and son alone on the hiking trail or in memory of times long past 'The braiding of things exceeds our reason ' DiMatteo knows and writes like the 'bomb melted glass' his father brought from Nagasaki that 'for many years still heldthe heatas I'd cradle it in my hand' These poems are like that glass cool or searing shaped by history unsettling at times but also beautiful A poet of both elegy and praise DiMatteo wisely shows that it is 'lovely and dangerousto linger there at the edge of what is not when so much is yet to be done' Ned Balbo.
- 108 pages
- Beautiful Problems
- Anthony DiMatteo
- 16 June 2016 Anthony DiMatteo