PAPERBACK 6" X 9" 145pp
978-0-244-66375-9 published 2018
David Erdos is an actor, poet, playwright, director,
critic, illustrator and lecturer with over 300 professional credits. His
first book of poetry Easy Verses for Difficult Times (also published by
Penniless Press) was a week long journal detailing a 2017 residency at the
sixth Babylonian Festival of Arts and Culture. The Scar on the Cloud
contains poems written over the last few years detailing the personal and
public triumphs of the writer and the world around him.
David Erdos's poems have the rhetorical flourish of
W.H. Auden and the rebellious spirit of Heathcote Williams. It is a
combination to be cherished. Proof can be found in every line of this
Beautifully crafted and diverse, David Erdos has
written a collection of poems that are alive with love, anger, longing,
doubt, relevance and above all, passion. A rare thing.
David Erdos assiduously pulls together each thread in
the Great Chain of Being. His poems are terrific, atmospheric and far
reaching and the reader soon learns that the writer is well informed on very
many levels and that he's in safe hands for what proves to be a
rewarding, penetrating and often breath-taking ride.
Intelligent, erudite, masterful, humanly, socially
and politically aware, romantic, visceral; Erdos' sharp images allow the
imagination new and different ways to see.
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