"Looking for the Uncertain Past is a collection of poems that shows Daniel Thomas Moran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County, New York, to be a writer very much in the modern American, William Carlos Williams tradition. His poetry is appealing and pleasurable, not laborious, to read. It is accessible in its ironies and profundities and very much concerned with close observance of everyday life. [...] ...
Publisher: Poetry Salzburg at the University of Salzburg (2006)
Package Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 12826987
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This collection of works explores a wide range of experiences and emotions from the the unique mind of Dr. Daniel Thomas Moran. I have the pleasure of having Dr. Moran as a professor and mentor, but he does not teach me writing, he teaches me dentis...
try talks with sardonic wit and sensitive spirit without sending us puzzling away from its lively clarities. A sharp intellect is also at work in these writings, an eye for absurdity as well as for the splendors in the everyday. [...] Moran's poems proceed naturally without contrivance, and the ironies pointed out often strike us as witty afterthoughts. Yet, we catch our breath and grieve or laugh with the poet in unison with his compas-sionate humor. His writing is both sensitive and muscular and divulges the mind of a rational observer who does not miss nuance and cannot be fooled by artifice." Daniela Gioseffi, "Foreword"