The cover image may be different.

Barely Composed: Poems

Hardcover - 02 February 2015
Fulton, Alice (Author)
ISBN-13 : 9780393244885
Rp 460,000
No Hidden Cost
Or  920 PEC Points
Currently Unavailable
If stock becomes available, email me at:

Other Formats Price PEC Price
Paperback
New Free Shipping.
* Terms and Conditions
Delivered in 20 - 40 business days

Description

Elegies contemplate temporal mysteries the brief span of human/animal life, the nearly eternal existence of stars and nuclear fuel, the enduring presence of the arts and offer unsparing glimpses of personal loss and cultural suppressions of truth. Under the duress of silencing, whether chosen or imposed, language warps into something uncanny, rich, and profoundly moving. Various forms of inscription coloring book to redacted document enact the combustible power of the unsaid.

Though "anguish is the universal language," there also is joy in the reciprocity of gifts and creativity, intellect and intimacy. Gorgeous vintage rhetorics merge with incandescent contemporary registers, and this recombinant linguistic mix gives rise to poems of disarming power. Visionaries truth tellers, revelators, beholders offer testimony as beautiful as it is unsettling.

Shimmering with the "good strangeness of poetry," Barely Composed bears witness to love s complexities and the fragility of existence. In the midst of cruelty, a world in which the pound is by the petting zoo, Fulton s poems embrace the inextinguishable search for goodness, compassion, and "the principles of tranquility."

"

Customer Reviews


There are no reviews for this product.
Share your thoughts with other customers:
Write a Customer Review