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The Butler Pennsylvania Poems
posted at September 13, 2011 5:37 AM EDT
First: September 12, 2011
Last: May 22, 2013
Cities have long been an object of poetic contemplation. This poetry about a small Western Pennsylvania town attempts to reawaken the past and infuse meaning and newness into seemingly trivial happenings. By using taut, succinct language and minimal description the verses tend to slow the reader down to elicit his or her wonder at the commonplace. The author penetrates beneath the sensual surface of the events of everyday life into the hidden, mysterious component that reveals the beauty of life's experience. It is an insight into the thoughts of home-loving people in small towns across the nation.
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