The Ghost Soldiers is a collection of short prose poems, many resembling descriptions of dreams.
”A red Frisbee sailed overhead and we all knelt down and prayed. What we were praying for I don’t know. In fact, I don’t even know what I was doing with this group of lunatics.”
Atypical in form, the poems resonate with James Tate’s familiar voice: plainspoken, quizzical, and deeply interested in small, revealing gestures. A-