Franz Wright

(18 March 1953 -- / Vienna)

Comments about Franz Wright

  • Patrick Murphy Patrick Murphy (6/7/2012 1:08:00 PM)

    A quick preliminary note that finds FW's poetry open, honest, to the point, raw, acceptably raw, engaging right away.

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Say I had no choice, this weightless finger touched my tongue and told me to, it taught me; when kinder and more subtle methods failed, it put a gun to my head, a zero seared coldly in one temple, electrode glued chill to the other, the sniffer dogs rooting and snuffling in my crotch, the small white doorless room, the laser flashlight in one eye.

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