Stanley Nelson | City of the Sun | Gazelle Books

Stanley Nelson is considered by many to be the foremost avant-garde poet of his generation. In his third collection, Nelson once again demonstrates the validity of that claim with four new long poems, City of the Sun, Fragrances, Genesis Vibes and Heidegger. These poems deal with deep archetypes, science and religion in a manner that is simultaneously deconstructive yet formal. Stanley Nelson continues to present us with his unique vision of the possibilities of poetry in this latest offering. Who else could combine the courtesans and the old testament with jazzy music and quarks? Continue reading