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Contemporary Poetry

By Michael Dickman

ISBN-10: 1556594518

ISBN-13: 9781556594519

"Reading Michael [Dickman] is like stepping out of an overheated house construction to be met, suddenly, through an exhilaratingly relax gust of wind."—The New Yorker

"These are lithe, likely easy poems, poems whose unusual affective strength continues to be even after numerous readings."—The Believer

"My grasp plan is happiness," writes Michael Dickman in his splendidly unusual 3rd e-book, Green Migraine. right here, mind's eye and truth swirl within the juxtaposition among attractiveness and violence within the wildlife. Drawing thought from the verdant poetry of John Clare, Dickman makes use of hyper-real, dreamlike photos to encapsulate, illustrate, and remove darkness from how we entry inner and exterior landscapes. the result's not anything in need of a phenomenal, modern day fairy tale.

From "Where We Live":

I used to live
in a mom now I live
in a sunflower

Blinded by means of the silverware

Blinded by means of the refrigerator

I take a seat on a sidewalk
in the sunflower and its yellow
downpour…

Michael Dickman is the winner of the 2010 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of yank Poets for his moment assortment, Flies. His poems are frequently released within the New Yorker. He was once born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and teaches poetry at Princeton University.

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