What Is Amazing

What Is Amazing

Book - 2012
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Poems stunned by the world and their presence in it. Inspired by a voracious curiosity about humans and other subjects, the poems in this collection describe and invent worlds in an attempt to understand through participation. The book draws upon the wisdom of foolishness and the logic of glee, while simultaneously exploring the suffering inherent to embodied consciousness. Speakers play out moments of bravado and fear, love and mortality, disappointment and desire. They socialize incorrigibly with lakes, lovers, fire, and readers, reasoning their way to unreasonable conclusions. These poems try to understand how it is that we come to recognize and differentiate objects and beings, how wholly each is attached to its name, and which space reveals them. The collection delights in fully inhabiting its varied forms and voices, singing worlds that often coincide with our own.
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9780819572783
0819572780
9780819572776
0819572772
Branch Call Number: 811.6 CHRISTLE
Characteristics: 64 pages ; 24 cm

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