A Political and Literary Forum
About This Author
Timothy Liu is author of eight books of poems, most recently Bending the Mind Around the Dream’s Blown Fuse.
Let’s try something different. Skip this intro for now and dive right into the John Duvernoy poems that appear...
Timothy Liu, John Duvernoy
but a voice blowing away the dust
on our daily lives same songs forced
notes lodged inside a second-hand
instrument stripping his sound of all
vibrato he left behind...
overlapping accelerandos set against
antiphonal brass climaxed by strings
anchor without tonality nor intricate
sonata form triple-stopped over
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Readers Also Liked
With globalization under increasing scrutiny, national governments are poised to exert more power over markets.
Arjun Jayadev, J. W. Mason
Mainstream economics ignores the massive government interventions that “free market” capitalism requires.
Robert Pollin, Gerald Epstein
The government—not the market—is the only viable solution to some of our greatest challenges.
Neil Fligstein, Steven Vogel
A new geoeconomic order is creating opportunities for organizing along supply chains.
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.