Traveler: Poems

Traveler: Poems

Devin Johnston


The poems in Devin Johnston's tourist go nice distances, from the crimson Hills of Kansas to the tough Bounds of the Scottish Highlands, following climate styles, poultry migrations, and ocean voyages. much less actually, those poems go through translations and protean variations. Their topics are frequently subsequent to not anything in different senses: cloud shadows racing throughout a valley ahead of nightfall, the predawn expectation of a child's beginning, or the static-electric cost of garments textile. all through, Johnston bargains vibrant glimpses of the exceptional global: "He describes gadgets along with his palms and his eyes, noting texture, heft, and fit" (Boston Review). both, one unearths a prepared cognizance to sound within the patterning of refined rhymes and rhythms, demonstrating "care and precision with line and pause" (Poetry).

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