Eight Frames Eight
Interesting read ... Recommended ... 5 stars
"Eight Frames Eight"
is presented in five sections designed to move the reader along
the cycle of life.
Part 1: Primary Colors is a full
of life aggregation completed with brilliance and conception
tell of the rekindled soul to environment. Wondering eyes are
essential to take it all in. Watching Half Dome from Yosemite
Valley… Cody says, 'in the black night the day is mine,'
Consider the death of Dragons….'O I'm afraid you'd hear
me and believe,' After the Growing Time ……'A year has
Part 2 Perspective covers mortal
refinement to face the question, 'why do we exist'. This collection
evokes reflections of humanity making enroads in the fabric of
creation to declare that a creative intellect is an uninterrupted,
explorative, developing entity. A Minor Distraction … Cody
relates 'Even the most minor distraction can disturb,' The Headhunter's
Wife … 'boring the temple hole is a skill my mother taught
Women's Year Poem … 'Now
is the time for women's voices to rouse the world with reason'
Part 3 Lifeblood Cody now presents
a variety of peppery, manifold works filled with a sense of being
appreciated and needed, Say It … Cody says, 'Begin simply
say I love you,' Encounter …. 'We met for lunch,'
The Alison Rainbow Song …
'O how helpless we are without bodies to store us'
Part 4 Soul Tears Cody now deals
with the end of life. The poems offered in this section are intended
to show dying is the beginning of the life pilgrimage through
infinity. Death is not the closing and is not an anomalous account.
Rather Cody's poems reveal death can be viewed as a celebration.
Child of the Virgins … Cody says, 'I steal a view of the
nun's procession,' Biological War Needles … 'Knitting, it
California Drought Makes TV Winter
News … 'no water…no flowers … no nectar …
Part 5 Epilogue The poet now
considers some of her thoughts pertaining to particular poems
On the pages of "Eight Frames
Eight" gifted poet, artist Judith Cody presents a work filled
with line drawings to accentuate her poems dealing with subjects
from Yosemite to California's Drought to Women's Year Poems.
Writer Cody explains 'Eight frames
eight is the velocity of Universe entering ourselves' as she
offers a peerless approach to the poetic art. The construction
of poems found in "Eight Frames Eight" is as varied
and colorful as the language used by this talented craftsman.
Poesy narrative by its very nature presents each reader with
their own viewpoint re what is meant in a particular poem.
In "Eight Frames Eight"
Cody will challenge readers to reflect on the way we look at
the things around us.
Enjoyed the read, a nice work
to be enjoyed and returned to time and time again. Happy to recommend.