Deepstep Come Shining
In her tenth book, this critically acclaimed poet offers haunting, elegant poetry which merges the mysteries of formal and linguistic experiment with traditional narrative. Whether read as individual poems, or as a larger suite, "Deepstep Come Shining" is a sensuous, Southern Gothic road trip filled with vernacular speech and startling imagery.
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creepy, but goodUser Review - Bobsyouruncle - Borders
In this work, Wright captures the experience of a Southern road trip exploring a persistent motif of eyes, sight, and elements of Voodoo-like ritual. The form shifting style breaks the longer piece ... Read full review
Deepstep Come ShiningUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Major is perhaps best known for his fiction (see All-Night Visitors, listed above), but he has been writing poetry for years. This, however, is his first collection in a decade. The unlikely images don't always work, but when they do, "his poetry is excellent." (LJ 10/1/98) Read full review