Sweet Machine: Poems

Sweet Machine: Poems

Mark Doty


Mark Doty's final award-winning collections of poetry, in addition to his acclaimed memoir Heaven's Coast, used the devastation of AIDS as a lens by which to think about questions of loss, love and id. The poems in his new assortment, Sweet Machine, see the realm from a brand new, hard-won viewpoint: A coming again to existence, after quite a bit dying, a fashion of seeing the body's "sweet machine" now not easily as a time bomb, but in addition as a colourful, sensual, residing factor. those poems are themselves "sweet machines"--lyrical, exuberant and joyous--and they mark yet one more milestone within the outstanding occupation of 1 of our such a lot uncommon and entire poets.

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