Author(s): Rick Ray
ISBN13/Barcode: 9781912477227
In Fealty, the world quickly reveals itself as more complex and mysterious than we imagined. In
poems surreal, feral, visceral, and yet tender, moving and wise, Ricky Ray guides us through themes
of love, death, animism, fidelity, belonging and care. There is something of the ancients in his
consciousness, which continually reminds us that we not only inhabit the earth, but are movements
of the earth itself. Ray’s connection to creatures great and small feels elemental; dog and dandelion
stand beside man and mountain in the light. His eco-poetics, reminiscent of Wendell Berry and Joy
Harjo, displays the dark passion of duende and the rhythmic swing of jazz manouche. All told, Ricky
Ray is a modern-day mystic, and Fealty is a series of startling visions capable of inducing a more
intimate kinship with the world.

Availability: Out of Print Since 2018/09/12

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Author, Ricky Ray, was born in Florida and educated at Columbia University. He is the founding editor of Rascal: a Journal of Ecology, Literature and Art. His awards include the Cormac McCarthy Prize, the Ron McFarland Poetry Prize, the Fortnight Poetry Prize and a Whisper River Poetry Prize. His work has appeared widely in periodicals and anthologies, including The American Scholar, Fugue, The Matador Review, Amaryllis, Scintilla and One. He lives in Harlem with his wife, three cats, and a Labradetter. Their bed, like any good home of the heart, is frequently overcrowded. Visit rickyray. co and rascaljournal.com for more.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9781912477227
ISBN10 191247722X
Author Rick Ray
Binding Hardback
Date Published 8 Jun 2018
Frequency No
Report Date 2018/09/12
Pages 148
Publisher Eyewear Publishing

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