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HAVE COME, AM HERE by Jose Garcia Villa



Publisher: Viking

This introduces a new modern, highly appreciated by others in the field, and a poet who demands attention on several counts. His is a virtuosity, a language, a technique which is highly individual -- and very much his own. His lyrics are of marked intensity, whether in anger, or more often in exaltation, as he writes of God, death, love, and the metaphysical world. It's strange poetry -- primitive, elemental, exotic; it's more likely to be obscure than not, it's experimental, its repetitious in theme and language. A poet's poet, primarily.