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Poetry Nation Review - Emerging Talent by Elaine Feinstein

EMERGING TALENTS

July/August 2009

Dan Burt’s Searched for Text is a short book, little more than a pamphlet with a spine, but the poems are strikingly ambitious. His language is terse to the point of brutality; the verbs ferocious, often monosyllabic; his core conviction, formed by the history of twentieth century and a lifetime in a non-literary world, is of ‘the curtain falling on Enlightenment’.