All I Want Is a Walk-On Part

ISBN10: 0919688586
ISBN13: 9780919688582
Number Of Pages: 85
Publication Date: 20000816
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books
Binding: Paperback
SKU: 9780919688582

The writing of poetry is most often a calling of youth — passionate, distracted, purblind — rather than that of age, with its clarity, credible regret, and wisdom. What we may need more of is a senior poetry, a poetry of genuine felt experience that is for everybody, not just 'Seniors.' Lamonte Palmer's work fits this description eloquently.In All I Want Is a Walk-On Part, Palmer, in his seventies, faces full-on the big questions — of Love, of the difficulty and rewards of relationships with others, of work — and seeks the answers and the redemption that prove available.