Billy Corgan Featured Poet: Four poems online by Billy Corgan from Blinking With Fists, Around the Maypole, The River Runs Foul, Blinking With Fists (and other. As lyric poems, however, without the support of a band, it’s just totally high school , totally amateur, totally naive, and not in the good way. Blinking with Fists. dum dum dum mmmbbbbbbbbbb!!! hello friends, neighbors, lovers, poets to be, cloaked agents of nothing, and sinners all, .
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May 29, Cfsingers rated it liked it Wit it for: Give this book to a kid in school to show and illustrate what average, if average, this really is. Bill Corgan, a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, musician and more of the Smashing Pumpkins left me drier than a homeless man’s yearning of a martini.
Aug 06, Khairil Anhar rated it did not like it. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links I was quite poor at the time, and man, poetry books are expensive. And let me say here that I still find Corgan to be one of the more innovative and informed guitarists and vocalists of the 90’s, a pretty gutsy and gorgeous hybrid of Black Sabbath and the Bee Gees.
The University of Melbourne Library. Tags What are tags? Jan 21, Laurel added it. Love Corgan as a lyricist, but I think as a musician has tools of chord, rhythm and dissonance, so too does the learned crogan. Public Private login e.
Physical Description 83 p. Give this boo Bill Corgan, a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, musician and more of the Smashing Pumpkins left me drier than a homeless man’s blijking of a martini.
The End Times Tour. What does that mean? I am a fan of his music both cogran and new, he does have talent there. I had relatively high hopes xorgan this collection. Views Read Edit View history. There is this wholly original image: I wish people would just shut up and give him the credit he deserves. That album was an enjoyable but odd departure from the normally appealingly bleak Pumpkins fare.
Without the music and other people buoying his words, you can conclude that something is lacking here. I am still a huge fan of the man and his music.
To see billy in san francisco to promote his new book!!! BTW I bought the presale of billys book of poetry.
Let me just say, as many people have, that I am a huge Pumpkin’s fan. He’s a complete ass but the boy can write. The poems did not rhyme, and sounded sophomoric and that they were the poorly put together thoughts of a angst ridden girl whose parents did not understand how deep and complicated she I could not even finish this book because reading it made me cringe and want to go ‘ Oh Billy’ out loud to my self in a sad voice.
After releasing a solo album and a collection of poetry, Corgan reformed The Smashing Pumpkins with Chamberlin in It is his amazing powers of speech that beckoned me to tear through the book three bllnking end after end look for a whisper of that same fizts in the words printed before me. The hardcore fanbase only.
In other poems, Corgan intones, “the poetry of my sorrow is written in these words” or “I am your eternal love”, or he’ll exclaim “Oh how we used to laugh! I read this collection without looking at any reviews and once finished was unsurprised to see that most other blinkig were just as unimpressed.
If billy ever reads these, I hope he knows we love him and stand behind him. If anything he deserves honesty, and honestly I think he should stick to music. A lot of great ideas, crgan lot of wth sounds, a lot of great images, but the poems really need a good edit to make them stronger.
The University of Melbourne. It makes me angry.
Blinking with Fists: Poems by Billy Corgan
Will there be a n European tour after finishing your record. This single location in Victoria: The words are there, but what about punctuation, spacing, etc, to tell the audience at what pace it is to be read, otherwise, like others said, it feels like a mess of amateur words.
I’ll see you there! Lull Peel Sessions American Gothic. His poetry follows along with his lyrics and matches that “genuine and heartfelt” feeling. My warning flag should have been the publishing date: May 30, Virgilio Gamero rated it did not like it.
Blinking with Fists
Be the first to add this to a list. I think the man is brilliant as a lyricist. Your ancestors, when hollowed out by hungers Climbed over oceans to get here They figured you might need to know someday That nothing changes but the rules of man against God.
As lyric poems, however, without the support of a band, it’s just totally high school, totally amateur, totally naive, and not in the good way. Login to add to list. Somewhere past fosts scars and empty cars and endless bars filled with reminders – “The Poetry of My Heart” I see myself in you and that is a dangerous thing – “Siam Mais” The call of the wild is the rain on my face 20 bucks in my pocket says I can make it to Alaska – “Bedroom Jungle”.