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Music I Once Could Dance To

Music I Once Could Dance To Poems and Prose Poems

  • Title: Music I Once Could Dance To
  • Author: Roy J. Beckemeyer
  • ISBN: 9780979584480
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poems and Prose Poems

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    1. Review: Beckemeyer, Roy J. Music I Once Could Dance to.Lawrence: Coal City Review Press, 2014, paper. ISBN 978-0-9795844-8-0. $10. Even if Roy J. Beckemeyer spent most of his life as an aeronautical engineer, he has maintained a poet’s soul and uses poet’s tools—a descriptive, honest voice, vivid imagery, and rhythmic sounds—to generate a sense of characters and of place, some of which no longer exist. Nevertheless, his lyrical poems transport the reader not only to areas in the Midweste [...]

    2. Beckemeyer is a retired aeronautical engineer. You might wonder how someone accustomed to the steel facts of math and physics could be comfortable in the nebulous world of poetry. Gone are all correct answers, left are billions of choices. Yet we know that music, a frequent subject and metaphor in his work, is based on math. The poet, like the engineer, also spends a lot of time observing, trying to understand how things work, and Beckemeyer’s poems work. Perhaps he explains his growth as a po [...]

    3. This book has been selected as a Kansas notable book winner, This book is poetry about the great Midwestern states of Illinois, Nebraksa. and Kansas. I loved the poem Love Song From Your Garden, and Fishing With Your Father, and It Is August in Kansas. This author understands about all the small towns that are unique but similar also. I also loved Tornado Warning because we had a tornado warning and storm when I first arrived in Kansas and my flashlights were not unpacked, we lost our power and [...]

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