Billy Corgan Featured Poet: Four poems online by Billy Corgan from Blinking With Fists, Around the Maypole, The River Runs Foul, Blinking With Fists (and other. As lyric poems, however, without the support of a band, it’s just totally high school , totally amateur, totally naive, and not in the good way. Blinking with Fists. dum dum dum mmmbbbbbbbbbb!!! hello friends, neighbors, lovers, poets to be, cloaked agents of nothing, and sinners all, .

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But I must agree with troismaux on this one.

Blinking with Fists: Poems

Dec 20, Albi rated it really liked it Shelves: I must say, he is an above and beyond talented Let me just say, as many people have, that I am a huge Pumpkin’s fan. Views Read Edit View history.

I’ve written abstract poetry myself, so I know what it’s like to try to convey some of these ideas successfully while still trying to be unique. Expecting to be impressed and head-over-heels in love with this book, I have to say it fell short and it didn’t give me the goosebumps I thought it would.

Billy Corgan is also blinkihg a novel From myths to lost loves to American cities, the subjects flow as wide as thoughts in a brainstorming exercise. It makes me angry. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

I am a fan of his music both old and new, he does have talent there. The 70 Best Albums of I must say, he is an above and beyond talented person with an amazing force to pull you in blinikng his songs, but this book didn’t do it and I can’t get over how disappointed I am.

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Blinking with Fists

Those were the exact questions I asked myself while I read this book. I’ve spent countless dollars and hours on just about everything Billy Corgan, no matter how obscure or stupid the project.

It is his amazing powers of speech that beckoned me to tear through the book three times end after end look for a whisper of that same voice in the words printed before me.

The date of this book is Corgan is truly a great songwriter when he is in love or in pain. It challenged me on my previous thoughts about the line distinguishing lyrics and poetry—apparently, they can be one in the same, for some artists! His carefully crafted insights into our world make him a must-read for aspiring poets or readers of poetry. Feb 11, Taylor rated it it was ok Shelves: Sure, this book might be art, it might be all up to the individual poet’s inspiration-perception and whatnot, but it’s careless and unimaginative.

Summary “Long admired for his evocative songwriting, Billy Corgan here embarks on a deeper exploration of literary terrain as a poet.

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Their content is just as irritatingly generic and abstract as their titles. The 21 Best Album Re-Issues fksts Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans blihking indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes.

Login to add to list. Faber and Faber, The progress and writing of the poems was covered in Corgan’s blogs. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links There is this wholly original image: The jacket of the book was designed by Charlotte Strick and the artwork and author photograph are by Yelena Yemchukwho was involved with artwork for The Smashing Pumpkins.


Blinking with Fists: Poems by Billy Corgan

These online bookshops told us they have this item: Trivia About Blinking with Fis In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. What does that mean?

It simply is not good and I’m surprised it was published. Long admired for his evocative songwriting, Corgan embarks on a de The hit poetry collection from the creative force behind The Smashing Pumpkins Having risen to fame during the grunge era in the early nineties, Billy Corgan is among the most respected figures of the alternative rock world—a visionary artist who, more than a decade later, still commands a devoted following.

I’m certain you’ll never read this don’t I start all my comments to this journal this way? To be fair to Corgan, he does have his share of moments here, as he’s especially good with questions that seem to bubble up: