Composer Sets David Budbill's Poems To Music Vermont Public
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In The Last Troubadour, David St. John has given us a collection of new and selected poems of astonishing beauty, precise and keenly observed but also touched with sensuality and deep feeling. Nothing is too small to escape notice (in “Guitar” St. John reflects on the beauty of that word) or too large to be explored-the suicide of a friend, the illness of a lover, or the texture of longing and desire. A sharp observer of landscapes within and without, St. John directs his empathetic gaze and vivid, inventive voice to investigating both the darkest and the most inspiring parts of being human, the small moments between friends and lovers as well as the groundswells that alter lives.
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, the play, has now had 67 productions in 28 states since the early 1980s. Among Budbill’s other plays are Little Acts of Kindness, Thingy World!, and Two For Christmas and Different Planet. Garrison Keillor reads frequently from David’s poems on NPR’s