They linger in our minds. They alter our perception of the world. David Bottoms explores otherness, the death of parents, and private spirituality.
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David Bottoms bornCanton, Georgia is an American poet. Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets. Synchronicity this a.
Bottoms writes something more like meditation than criticism and his book will pleasure long and well the most discriminating as well as the amateur reader. In these pages he gives us an indelible sense of why that is so. Rooted in experience, rich with a sense of place, wise and frankly honest, these essays and interviews give an encouraging vision of our poetry as it makes its uncertain way into the 21st century. Bottoms makes astounding leaps of both faith and doubt, and does so with insight, honesty, and flashes of anger.
He is a past Poet Laureate of Georgia. Squirrels or rats were keeping us awake, a constant scratching in the attic and walls, tag among the rafters. I was afraid they'd start a fire, chew the insulation off the wiring, so climbed up the garage ladder to spray some Deer Off, at least keep them away from the furnace.
Photo by Rachael Bottoms. He is the author of seven other books of poetry, two novels, and a book of essays and interviews. Nobody pays much attention to Southern poets anymore.
Bottoms, a funeral director, and Louise Ashe Bottoms, a registered nurse. Finally, on the night table a glass of tepid water. A hell of a fuss, he says, for what only makes him piss.
Search more than 3, biographies of contemporary and classic poets. David Bottoms was born in in Canton, Georgia. He also serves as editor for Five Points literary magazine. About Bottoms's work, the poet and novelist James Dickey said, "One cannot read him without being nerve-touched by his sardonic yet compassionate countryman's voice, his hunter's irony.