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Always Danger offers a lyrical and highly imaginative exploration into the hazards that surround people’s lives—whether it’s violence, war, mental illness, car accidents, or the fury of Mother Nature. In his second collection of poems, David Hernandez embraces the element of surprise: a soldier takes refuge inside a hollowed-out horse, a man bullies a mountain, and a giantAlways Danger offers a lyrical and highly imaginative exploration into the hazards that surround people’s lives—whether it’s violence, war, mental illness, car accidents, or the fury of Mother Nature. In his second collection of poems, David Hernandez embraces the element of surprise: a soldier takes refuge inside a hollowed-out horse, a man bullies a mountain, and a giant pink donut sponsors age-old questions about beliefs. Hernandez typically eschews the politics that often surround the inner circle of contemporary literature, but in this volume he quietly sings a few bars with a political tone: one poem shadows the conflict in Iraq, another reflects our own nation’s economic and cultural divide. Always Danger parallels Hernandez’s joy of writing: unmapped, spontaneous, and imbued with nuanced revelation....

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ISBN : 9780809326914
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 104 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Always Danger Reviews

  • Tricia
    2018-09-26 22:05

    from gondoliers to spiders lurking on baby's breadstick arms, this book is fabulous. i completely appreciate his mastery of couplets. he takes the notion of twinned lines and forces them into paradoxical roles. each couplet sets itself up and than turns on itself, think snakes swallowing tales. likewise, he transforms the meaning of the poem from one couplet to the next. on the page the poem is laid out like bars or stripes of ink, but with badass steep linebreaks and leaky stanzas, the poems ends up spiraling both lyrically and contextually. couplets not just for lovers, which is awesome.