John Lars Zwerenz has created a distinct persona and voice in this new collection of his poetry entitled VISIONARY WANDERINGS. With this, Zwerenz wanders far and wide and comes up with diverse and seemingly unnumbered beauty. These are poems that speak to the feeling of infinity in men- like Keats Grecian urn. The cornucopia of natural imagery defined by its relation to godhood and its virtues, to the wrought beauty of ornaments standing on their places in church and palace, can be likened to the labor and results of Rembrandt.
Sonnets of Dusk and Dawn takes the reader on a mystical journey through both the brightest of days and the darkest of nights. This collection of poetry, written with spiritual language uses both classical rhyme and meter to express what is ineffable in the ethos of the human experience. In this anthology the poet pays homage to many of his grand piers in the form of several odes. This volume is comprised of a preface written by the author and eighty-four new sonnets. The sonnets which are to be found within this book represent the best in contemporary American verse. Publisher: Xlibris Format: Softcover Page Count: 93 Ebook
A Lady Fair and Other Poems explores in aesthetic detail the manifold realms of the human experience. Infused with meter, measure and rhyme, the verse contained within this volume is impressionistic, rapturous and passionate. The themes within this book are varied, yet all of the poems are intertwined. Within this book is found the poetic diary of a sailor, who wanders as a troubadour through the countless gardens of a gilded world.
With Eternal Verse the poet uses words in carefully crafted poems to express and explore what it is to enter and exist in heaven. In vivid language he engages the reader in descriptions of what was always considered by most western theologians to be ineffable. In this depiction of paradise the author presents a unique and personal point of view, yet he remains faithful to the Catholic Churchs teachings on heaven in its Magisterium. This astounding volume of verse is a voyage through the fantastic realm of our eternal end.
Mr. Zwerenzs Selected Poems is an anthology of poetry from the authors earlier years and reads like a sort of rhyming travel diary. The author introduces to the readers mind visions of castles and carriages in a time of cellular phones and the internet. Selected Poems, if it aspires to accomplish anything consciously specific, appears to make an attempt to capture what is apparently "timeless", at least ostensibly to the books author. Whether the reader agrees with Mr. Zwerenzs appraisal of what constitutes "timelessness" is clearly a subjective matter. Much of the book is comprised of sonnets, and almost all are written in a romantic fashion not too far distant from much of the tone of the 19th centurys movements founders. For fans of Mist And Flame, the 42 year olds other published poetry book, Selected Poems gives a keen insight into Mr. Zwerenzs earlier days as a poet.
A deeply affecting volume of poetry, Mist And Flame offers an endlessly surprising exploration of love in all its grand forms. Its captivating verses and stanzas capture the essence ardor with its exultant display of language. Seasoned with rhyme and rhythm, this lyrical masterpiece embarks readers on an affectionate and emotive journey. In addition, this anthology also draws readers on a medley of sorts as it touches on topics of nature, months, and spirituality. Soft Cover: 84 Pages Available in e book
An American Romance is the intimate story of the love between a man named Lawrence and a woman named Renee, two intelligent, intensely romantic people. They approach and discover one another gracefully, with a solemn ardor; a passion which contains both brightness and darkness. They take an unforgettable journey through love and resentment, lust and domination, rapture and blackness, and they find that forgiveness is the key to understanding. Songs of Rapture and Other Poems, included as an appendix within this book, is a mystical journey into the interior of every man and woman's heart. It speaks of things, both of gilded rays and of deep, profound shadows, which surpass the realm of all music. The poet takes the reader through the golden, sunny corners of the psyche's most wondrous daylight to the blackest regions of the human mind.