Cop Knowledge: Police Power and Cultural Narrative in Twentieth-Century America gO has died in my family has passed through Thomas Lynch s establishment He is areat read small town charm with academic thought In this is a reat read small town charm with academic thought In this he uses some of his son s art work the talent in the family runs deep I find this author s son s art work the talent in the family runs deep I find this author s to be brilliant His mastery of vocabulary imagery and the tension he rests in between life and death as a funeral director are well channeled through his poetry and prose Bravo Mr Lynch I look forward to reading I learned a lot about book arch from this collection how too ive SHAPE TO A COLLECTION OF POEMS to a collection of poems knows what he s doing here I m revisiting this remarkable little book of poems that I read many years ago and remember now why Thomas Lynch s writing once resonated with me so much An Irish American Michiga. Rk and Dancing at Armageddon: Survivalism and Chaos in Modern Times graceful aseese lifting off backwater The poems trace from the rural midwest to London and County Clare a uiet elegy of loss and testament But then. I loved the man s essays I love poetry But I didn t love Thomas Lynch s poetry except for Iambs for the Day of BurialOf all our private parts the heart knows bestthat love and rieving share the one body Love made and love forsaken each leaves us breathless and beatifiedand this nuggetYou keep your pope and robes and host and chaliceLeave me my loaf and bowl and taste for maliceThis isn t one I robes and host and chaliceLeave me my loaf and bowl and taste for maliceThis isn t one I read over and over so it will be iven to the library making room for something else on the 285 inches
Of Bookshelves I Ve Allotted bookshelves I ve allotted poetry Reading his poetry is a treat Hearing him read his poetry is the chocolate icing on the extra fudge brownie Thomas Lynch edited my poems And he liked them And I have a shirt with his head on it No big deal Everyone wh.
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N born undertaker who lives part time in County Clare Ireland Lynch knows a thing or two about life and death and what s important He also puts words together in a skillful spare insightful and affecting way Very much worth reading I don t read a lot of poetry but I saw Thomas Lynch reading in NZ in 2000 and have had the book sitting on my shelf unread for the last 14 years Now that I ve read it I m pleased I did As will all poetry I like there were lines that resonated strongly with meLove is riefdressed in its Sunday bestAnd sadness is the taxassessed on any happiness Undertaker and poet Be still my heart An undertaker turned poetI love this collection for its strange blend of life and death and beauty I just reread it and The Hammock is my favorit. Lynch is by trade a mortician and by craft a bard COM LYNCH EVINCES A STEADY WISDOM DRAWN FROM YEARS Lynch evinces a steady wisdom drawn from years passionate attention to daily experience Seattle Week. ,