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Anglo-Saxon Gold Hoard Discovery (2009)
New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido
New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido

El Dorado Peter Campion University of Chicago Press: 80 pp., $18 paper Peter Campion, in his new book, re-creates the overheard sounds, ring tones, robo-blab and self-announcings of an airport concourse, spliced into imitation of Anglo-Saxon "riddles" as spoken by the wind: Fused with the rush (this sheer American everything jammed at once) the storm could be a signal gathering up all others cramming air with their binary streams: its voice some ancient soothsayer's riddling glottals and plosives… Campion's gifts for controlling yet spinning the illusion of lost control in a poem are prodigious. The book's title poem begins on the...

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