Poetry. Through intent observation and fractured glances, the poems in DAYBED make everyday elements—yard, bicycle, sidewalk, and breeze—feel elemental. Their consideration of longing, convalescence, and the pleasures of ordinary astonishment is both environmental and emotional. Savich's dedication to attentive, restless lyricism shows what it might look like to at once "say this is heaven / and there is no heaven." DAYBED lives in that contradiction's autumnal warmth.
Zach Savich's recent books include the memoir DIVING MAKES THE WATER DEEP (Rescue Press, 2016) and the poetry collections The Orchard Green and Every Color and CENTURY-SWEPT BRUTAL (Black Ocean, 2014). His latest book is DAYBED (Black Ocean, 2018). He teaches in the BFA Program for Creative Writing at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and co-edits Rescue Press's Open Prose Series.Author City: PHILADELPHIA, PA USA