Circus Days and Nights by Robert Lax

By Robert Lax

Jack Kerouac known as Robert Lax “one of the good unique voices of our times…a Pilgrim looking for attractive innocence, writing lovingly, discovering it, easily, in his personal way.” although many carry him to be one of many maximum American poets of this century, Lax has maintained a low profile, residing and writing in seclusion at the Greek island of Patmos. In Circus Days & Nights, Lax's 3 nice lengthy poems at the circus—“Circus of the Sun,” “Mogador's Book,” and “Sunset City”—are amassed jointly for the 1st time, putting this early masterwork within the place inside American literature that it so richly merits. all of the 3 poems during this assortment expresses a reverence for the acts of bold, good looks, and style that make the circus the singular occasion it truly is. What additionally emerges is the drawing of a hyperlink among this international of the circus—wherein a tent is erected, acts are played, after which the tent is disassembled in basic terms to be re-erected the following day—and Lax's religion. As Denise Levertov has acknowledged, “the radiant safeguard of Lax’s religion looks in his paintings as a serenity of tone.”

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