This Fierce Afterglow, poetry by Swep Lovitt

This Fierce Afterglow

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This Fierce Afterglow, by Swep Lovitt, contains selected poems from his earlier collection, Sometimes the World is Too Beautiful along with 33 new poems. Lovitt’s guiding dictum comes from Ezra Pound: “only emotion endures.” These are poems of family and the day-to-day in the world, all the while burning up in the atmosphere.

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This Fierce Afterglow by Swep Lovitt

978-1-948692-70-0 paper 16.95
978-1-948692-71-7 ebook 9.99
6 x 9, 68 pp.
Poetry
January 2021
This Fierce Afterglow, poetry by Swep Lovitt

This Fierce Afterglow, by Swep Lovitt, contains selected poems from his earlier collection, Sometimes the World is Too Beautiful along with 33 new poems. Lovitt’s guiding dictum comes from Ezra Pound: “only emotion endures.” These are poems of family and the day-to-day in the world, all the while burning up in the atmosphere.

Swep Lovitt was born and raised in Mississippi. After college, he worked for 30 years in Memphis and now resides in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He played college golf and took a Masters in Modern European History from the University of Southern Mississippi. His publications include two volumes, A Boy’s Face with Swan Wings, and Sometimes the World is Too Beautiful, and 75 poems in magazines and literary journals including: The Texas Review, Mississippi Review, Poem, and Visions-Internatonal. Lovitt has two grown sons and a daughter, each with poems of their own.

Review in New Pages, January 7, 2021: “The Joy of Simplicity” by by J. Guaner.

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1 review for This Fierce Afterglow

  1. kpdavis

    Swep Lovitt’s new poetry collection, THIS FIERCE AFTERGLOW, is filled with melancholy sweet memories of happy and sad times with wife, children, and lovers. His Mississippi drawl soothes and seduces like good sipping whiskey on the lawn.

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