Kevin Hart; BAREFOOT; University of Notre Dame Press (Nonfiction: Poetry) 18.00 ISBN: 9780268103149
Byline: Matt Sutherland
A professor in the religious studies department at the University of Virginia, Kevin Hart's Christianity is ever present even as he writes passionately of young love, titillation, and "thin girls who taste of Beaujolais at night." That he is comfortable with grief, mystery, solemnity, biblical and classical history, and humility instills his work with rare depth.
Late summer, over forty years ago, I went with friends to laze around Some reeds beside a stream, The evening overfull with time,
And simply lay there looking, talking low. Next...