By Don Bogen
in dry air,
each pluck a dot,
strokes marked on silence
reaching into the dark.
Beauty is strict,
an echo, a wedge
of concord, sudden,
broken—Who is going there?
An Algebra is an interwoven choice of 8 sequences and 16 person poems, the place photos and words recur in new contexts, connecting and postponing recommendations, emotions and insights. through turns, the poems jump from the general public realm of city decay and outsourcing to the intimacies of kin lifestyles, from a highway mime to a haunting dream, from elegy to lyric evocation. Wholeness and brokenness intertwine within the ebook; glimpsed styles and startling disjunctions force its explorations.
An Algebra is a piece of adjusting equivalents, a look for stability in a global of transformation and loss. it's a brilliantly developed, relocating e-book via a poet who has completed a brand new point of innovative expression and skill.
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An Algebra (Phoenix Poets) by Don Bogen