Shift of Light

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Praise for Shift of Light

Ken Weisner, former editor of Quarry West and author of The Sacred Geometry of Pedestrians writes, “George Lober’s poems are exquisite refractions-‘glistening/ shards of sound’-lines clean and true. Shift of Light is a book of sweet wit and solid wisdom; but at the heart of Lober’s work is his marvelous vulnerability and courage-as son, father, lover. You will be charmed-you will be won over-by this superb collection.”

William Minor, author of Some Grand Dust writes, Shift of Light reveals a fine eye for all forms of human landscape, external and internal, “how the world works,” and does so with risk taking sensitivity (“twenty dark hours/on a rain-swept empty street”) humility, love, hope and even “reticence” (dry, understated humor), and all the finely honed skill of a genuine poet who should now attract the attention, and praise, he so richly deserves.

Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts, in Casesura offers, “The wonder of Shift of Light then is this-whether addressed to the poet himself , or specifically to another, the poems reach out, put their arms around our shoulders, and press us close, each poem transforming experience, the way a sunrise can transform the Ha’upu range above Kalipaki Bay, where we stand with the poet, ‘witness [to] the way old ridges pulled / from the unseen are made young again / by a simple shift of light.'”