In his latest collection, “Other Poems of Longing”, poet Juan-Paolo Perre explores the many shades of longing. Whether tinged with despair, hope, exaltation or great introspection it is one of the primordial of emotions that we sentient and self aware beings possess. In these exquisite lyric poems, Perre explores with his transcendent and deft touch longing in all of its universality.
Since his acclaimed debut collection, “A Confederacy of Joy” and the recently released, “Carmina: The Nomad Odes”, Perre has consistently created poems of great power and beauty, noted for their arresting music and lyricism. This offering of powerful and intimate poems is no exception; a profound and emotional tour de force.