MENU

Author: Lawrence Cottrell

Born into a different cultural dispensation, Lawrence Cottrell has said that he feels like eroding tracks left by another age. Tricked up in wit's metrical silks, it's that very archaic exotica, his seductive beat of the tympanums of sense and sensibility, he would have you know, a ghostly extravagance of grace lest there be neither ghosts nor graces where drops horizon toward infinity; a once upon a time, some part of aggregate ado become a self, born in blood of woman, a Balthazar, a fool, a man merely, come to see blushing minsters of days, bequeathing to tomorrow's indifference, on the other side of the bastard title gate into a book, the better angel of his nature, or, if not that, a miscreant seraph who ties iambic knots in fate's tail.

Even on Parnassus
Add to Shopping Cart 9781953252586
39 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $18.00 6/25/2022

Even on Parnassus

Dos Madres Press

In EVEN ON PARNASSUS, his third collection of verse, Lawrence Cottrell picks his way along life’s marches with the deftness of one used to walking knife edges, each step a delicious cleave of soul, the poetic witness by a man unable to avert his gaz...

Learn More...

Hallelujahs from Oblivion’s Ridgepole
Add to Shopping Cart 9781953252210
22 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $18.00 4/20/2021

Hallelujahs from Oblivion’s Ridgepole

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. In this second collection of his verse, Lawrence Cottrell continues his personal journey along meridians of the ineffable. His songs are of hallelujah and loss, and remain an elegant and human remonstrance nailed to the door of this cathedra...

Learn More...

Odd Fussings
Add to Shopping Cart 9781948017756
6 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $18.00 3/26/2020

Odd Fussings

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "A bittersweet, poetic memoir by a senescent man glancing back along tracks erasing, scents dissipating, who imparts to us from memory's ravels and rags the sad and happy silhouettes of his encounter with the kiss and cuff of seasons. From t...

Learn More...

 
Sign up for SPD e-newsletters