Little Glass Planet

de Dobby Gibson (Autor)
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The poems in Dobby Gibson?s new book transform the everyday into the revelatory

Little Glass Planet exults in the strangeness of the known and unknowable world. In poems set as far afield as Mumbai and Marfa, Texas, Dobby Gibson maps disparate landscapes, both terrestrial and subliminal, to reveal the drama of the quotidian. Aphoristic, allusive, and collaged, these poems mine our various human languages to help us understand what we might mean when we speak to each other?as lovers, as family, as strangers. Little Glass Planet uses lyric broadcasts to foreshorten the perceived distances between us, opening borders and pointing toward a sense of collectivity. ?This is my love letter to the world,? Gibson writes, ?someone call us a sitter. / We?re going to be here a while.?

Elegiac, funny, and candid, Little Glass Planet is a kind of manual for paying attention to a world that is increasingly engineered to distract us from our own humanity. It?s a book that points toward hope, offering the possibilities of a ?we? that only the open frequency of poetry can create, possibilities that are indistinguishable from love.

Detalles del Libro

Fecha de publicación
20 de mayo de 2019
Editor
ISBN
9781555978891
Tamaño del archivo
2 MB