Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll
MTV, 2007 (2007)
Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
ono's foreword says it best, '
The poets who fill the pews here have come to testify, to bear witness to the mysterious power of rock and roll.
' Though of course, many of these poems are noteworthy in themselves, not just as part of a tribute to rock and roll.
he poems and poets - including Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Allen Ginsberg, Lynda Hull, Bill Knott, Yusef Komunyakaa, Philip Larkin, Derek Mahon, Paul Muldoon, Daniel Nester, and Charles Simic - presented by Jonathan Wells in
are a testament to the endless reach of rock and roll.
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