Monday, January 02, 2012

Winterbrass - Jason Tyndall

The Bureaucrat

"Below their message

Containing me under my office
He, 'neath those supplies used to stress it
Me in his office"

-from "Winterbrass", the new poetry collection from Jason Tyndall.

"Tyndall marvels and winces at our despair; his dispatches are humane, generous and quietly furious"
Publisher's Weekly 
"Elegant complexity or exhaustive simplicity? Tyndall is the later-Wittgenstein of modern verse; of that which we cannot speak, we must allow Jason Tyndall to say it for us"
"An unfashionably honest howl of raw refusal; a refusal to accept the solipsism of modernity, a refusal to accept its ironical vanities, a refusal to accept acceptance. We are sleep-walking through a waking dream, Tyndall says, and instead of taking pot-shots at the Sandman we must place Morpheus square in the cross-hairs. But - he whispers - what if we miss?"
Kendall Murray, Literary Review
"Tyndall speaks with a tongue that has licked the moon, kissed the stars and sucked the very heat from the sun. Muscular and fearless, he goes about his work with a deeply moral fervour."
Times Literary Supplement
"Through a kind of liturgical necromancy he digs up urban horrors, reanimates them as pastoral idylls, and invites us all to blow his horn of plenty"
Jason Tyndall, yesterday

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Microprosopus said...
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eddbagenal said...

thank you

Nick Talbot said...

Thank Jason, not me.

Lullabier said...

Dear Nick, finally my brand new EP with translated songs has been published. "Nebbia intorno alla bolena" is my Italian version of "For round the figurehead".
This is the link:

Hope you like it!
Any news about your new album?

Anonymous said...

Dark, twisted and a bit wrong.
Not dissimilar to your songwriting:)