Stay Illusion Read & Download É 100

Read & Download Stay Illusion

Stay Illusion Read & Download É 100 ´ National Book Award Finalist Stay Illusion the much anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock Broido illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth whether they speak from the imagined dwelling of her “Abandonarium” or from habitats where animalNational Book Award Finalist Stay Illusion the much anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock Broido illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth whether they speak from the imagined dwelling of her “Abandonarium” or from habitats where animals are farmed and harmed “humanely” or even from the surreal confines of death row they find a voice like no other dazzling intimate sta. Read during Day 2 of NaNoReadMoThis book of poetry has to win the National Book Award It has to because I almost couldn't stand to read it It is poems like this that convince me I will never be a writer Even the obsession with death and loss couldn't steer me away from these poems You have to see for yourself One of my favorites is online at Poetsorg A Meadow Start thereA little blurb from A MeadowHe might have beenHalf beautiful in a certain optic nerveOf light but legible only at particularLess snowy distancesOther favorite poems includedFor a Clouded Leopard in Another LifeExtreme Wisteria Intimacy with others sateen Exreme hyacinth as evidence Her single subject the idea that every single thing she loves will perhaps tomorrow dieMoon RiverUnhitched to anythingI forgive you everythingBesidesYou've always been such an odd uncanny half genet of a manWe Have Always Live in the Castle named after Shirley Jackson's novelIt was always autumn in the paraphernalia of my laudanumsCave Painting of a Dun HorseI had dreams that were inhumane to meThe smaller the light to write to becomes the I have to say to youA Cage Goes in Search of a BirdOf course these are all segments and the poems are best in their entireties

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Ing rough As sugar raw and sweet” Each poem is a rebellious chain of words “Be good they said and so too I was Good until I was not” Strange narratives interior and exterior make a world that is foreign and yet our own; like Dickinson Brock Broido constructs a spider sibling commanding the “silk spool of the recluse as she confects her eventual mythomania” And why create the web Because “If it is written down you can’t rescind it?. Vibrantly musical the language casts a spell You'll leave this book feeling awakened as if you're seeing the world for the first time The poem Freedom of Speech was probably my favorite in the book I adore you I know the wingspan of your voice This is the first book of Lucie Brock Broido's I've read and her ability with language is nothing short of magical Read this book

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Stay IllusionRtling heartbreaking Eddying between the theater of the lavish and the enigmatic between the gaudy and the unadorned Brock Broido’s verse scours America for material to render unflinchingly the here and now Grandeur devolves into a comic irony “We have come to terms with our Self Like a marmoset getting out of her Great Ape suit” She dares the unexplained “The wings were left ajar At the altar where I’ve knelt all night trembling lean. National Book award nominee of 2013 Great title and there's her own ghosts in it principally her friend Liam Language rich Aphoristic in places Lyrical sort of haunted and haunting Still I was not taken by many of the poems as driven as they all seem to be by a similar aesthetic and tone and strategy