By Klug, Nate
the place I-95 meets The Pike,
a ponderous thunderhead flowered
stewed a minute, then flipped
like a flash card, tattered
edges crinkling in, linings so dark
with over the top bright
that, status, ready, on the overpass edge,
the onlooker couldn’t decide
until eventually the tip, or maybe then,
what was once printed and what have been hidden.
utilizing numerous types and attaining various musical results, Nate Klug’s Anyone traces the unraveling of astonishment upon small scenesnatural and household, political and religiousacross America’s East and Midwest. The book’s identify foregrounds the anonymity it seeks via numerous ability: first, via shut remark (a concrete observed, a goshawk, a bicyclist); and, moment, through translation (satires from Horace and Catullus, and excerpts from Virgil’s Aeneid). Uniquely between modern poetry volumes, Anyone demonstrates fluency within the paradoxes of a non secular lifestyles: To stand someday / open air my religion . . . or retain ready / to be claimed in it.” Engaged with theology and the classics yet by no means abstruse, the entire whereas the poems stay grounded within the out of the ordinary, actual global of what it's to think: / moods, part moods, / swarming, then darting loose.”
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« Désâmé », c’est du Desbiens typique et classique. Un lecteur familier y retrouvera des effets vus ailleurs, assonances, comparaisons, structures syntaxiques en parallèle, mots fétiches même.
L’originalité de ce recueil réside dans los angeles nuance nouvelle des thèmes et photographs obsédants. Une originalité troublante de vérité. Mine de rien, parmi d’autres thèmes, celui de l. a. mort qui s’y profile, et l. a. sienne entrevue de bien plus près qu’avant. À ce thème s’allie, un peu plus appuyée, sa pratique de l. a. poésie : rapports entre le poète et l. a. poésie, entre le poème et los angeles gangue de vie dont il s’extrait.
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43 to 42; 68 degrees. ” 24 Schine 7 hallway traffic eyeless as a city sidewalk: nurses wrapped around their charting booths, tuxedoed marching food service, timid priest. ” Dying shyly, a nurses’ favorite juggled his breath mask, shifted its pale face across his face, deliberating between competing concealments. Swiping in, a nurse named Dave turns his baseball cap around. 25 In Calico Rock, Arkansas Matthew 26:73 From No Jake Brake and No Barn Burn on to Peppersauce and Greasy Slim old East Calico now a ghost town so anyone’s language shall reveal him decrepit stones once City Jail tells iron sign the words still welded kept and lost in Calico Rock 26 Novitiate for Matt (Brother Isaac) Entire Thursdays in your room.
A superior knocks at four, speaks the sound of someone else’s name, leaves a small meal by the door. ), into repeating yourself—you who have been called 28 Three Days “this onward trick of nature” —Emerson 1. Like standing over a hollowed bed in the morning not knowing who wrested you from it. Mostly, nothing 29 2. Find yourself finding yourself again plumbing the river thicket for a deeper russet still to build a world with 30 3. The loneliness of happiness the happiness in loneliness the haplessness 31 Octonaire on the World’s Vanity and Inconstancy (after Antoine de Chandieu) When the sky’s dark face catches his eye again, let memory write of a darkness beyond this: days self-blinded, nights of searching untaught, thinking his own thought light.
And one at his chest who kept pushing, pushing as if knocking, awaiting breath or the right time to quit. Irish Blessings! on the new balloons at Jazzman’s Café. Cards for every sort of accident and holiday. 43 to 42; 68 degrees. ” 24 Schine 7 hallway traffic eyeless as a city sidewalk: nurses wrapped around their charting booths, tuxedoed marching food service, timid priest. ” Dying shyly, a nurses’ favorite juggled his breath mask, shifted its pale face across his face, deliberating between competing concealments.