The Cloud Corporation

The Cloud Corporation - Timothy Donnelly Do not be fooled by the title, these are poems of substance. They are complex and meaty. People who enjoy reading poems that require careful attention and close reading will love these. I found that if I read too many in a row, they started to feel a bit mechanical. Perhaps that's because they are constructed with metaphor, rather than images? Some of them are quite profound. I enjoyed this book very much.

Thereafter it happened there would be no future
arrangements made as the present had begun
handing itself over to the past with such vehemence
whatever happened already happened before
or stopped its happening the moment it began.