Rhapsody with Dark Matter (Huron, OH: Bottom Dog,
|These vivid meditations call us to enter the whirl of our desires.
With wit and passion, Jeff Gundy investigates our deep roots of longing--for
God and the other. He offers an unforgettable ride. In a voice
both brave and tender he carries us through rain-streaked darkness and
sun's glare towards love, towards those who call us to "bring yourself
I donít know how long itís been since Iíve read a book in which the
author seemed to be so constantly in motion, so restless in his insatiable
curiosity. How very attractive I find that, especially when it comes borne
on genuine humility and unaffected generosity. This is a remarkable collection.
To order go to the Bottom
Dog Press catalogue or contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the meantime, a couple of sample poems:
|Rhapsody with Dark Matter
What's moving on the hills could be mist or rain
or just another load of thick summer dreams.
Yes the stars are out there, blazing, and all
settles in beneath a bridge, smooths cardboard
of the tank he drove into the desert. Two
a marriage, a country, a small town forty miles
that's loose, gliding from scenery to disaster,
It's not just me. Say what you will about
at its own pace down the long bluff, up the streets
to remember where the keys are, which road I'll
The boys are fine. Call Tuesday.
Bring yourself home.
The world is stony but large.
is enough. A soul could hide
A soul could hide
if it knew how long, no,