Thursday, February 24 – 7:30pm
Robinson Jeffers, poet of the coast
Walker Brents III considers Jeffers, casting a cold eye upon our wicked world from the craggy house he built in Carmel in the years following the first World War.
Poet of the world’s edge. Candle bearer amidst elemental wave-roar. A mind holding its own, a prophetic eye of focused sight. A thinker whose thoughts give us moments of perception containing both desolation and splendor. A writer of great lines of austere simplicity. A resourceful sorcerer. A skillful seeker whose artistic quest challenges oblivion as it fits together stony syllables into utterances that defy time. A way to see how poetry can be an understanding of what life is, amidst the corruptions of human folly. A watcher on the far shore, whose vision has no beginning and no end.
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