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    The War On Unicornsby Brian James DawsonWords Dance Publishing August 2015here by Barton SmockBrian James Dawson is a poet I’ve admired for some time I lucked into his work years ago on Myspace; days from which I can pull little save for some poets were there trying very hard to be seen being alone Because so many writers stop right? They kiss Jesus behind the ear and say I’m off and my sins are coming with me Or they get some small job narrating death’s cameo But there was this line there that I didn’t draw a line through uttered by Dawson that unfolded then and now like this loving the dying is like tattooing the water It made me smoke It made me uit smoking It made me want to give a backstory to something that didn’t exist yet And here I have this work this The War On Unicorns with its parts 1 through 40 which from its opening lines “The dog barks constantly Shining men in riot gear accept flowers” – enters the conflicting imaginations of the local and the empyreal The book itself is a halcyonian triumph LInes of course abound “A paper airplane flies towards a furnace”2 “A remade red dress hangs lugubriously on a wooden rack in a closet left over from the Mormon migration”5 But I’ve said too much of what it merely says It doesn’t build it contains it is house Inside there is map enough to distract the bombings At one point Dawson directs us to “Remember Tehran” It is not jarring it is just the end of a poem Dawson is a student of history but teaches the sane mythreview also at


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The War on Unicorns [Reading] ➺ The War on Unicorns By Brian James Dawson – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The War on Unicorns is a series of intriguing and poetic snapshots exploring human life Consisting of 40 uniue pieces Dawson explores the corruption of humanity the ironic yet sentimentality of life a The War on Unicorns is a series of intriguing and poetic snapshots exploring human life The War MOBI :Ê Consisting of uniue pieces Dawson explores the corruption of humanity the ironic yet sentimentality of life and the foundations and breakdowns of relationship He focuses on the celebration the expectation the transition of time and each passing moment that occupies that space But within that moment lies the clarity and desperation that Dawson communicates the essence of trying to live a meaningful life by capturing these moments Ultimately he is asking us to take a long hard look at adult life and what it makes us give up and forget.