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Martin Corless-Smith limns the lyric soul within limits of body, time, and interrelation. In this new work we find him losing and lost yet buoyant in visions of classicism and location.
I have finished a moment more lasting than bronzeA fresh nothing held up to the face of BoreasWhen I look for myself I am not even thereEverything has escaped through the fingers of my goddess
Martin Corless-Smith is a native of Worcestershire, England. He is the author of five books of poems and one of fiction. He is professor of creative writing at Boise State University.