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Whereso : poems

Author: Karen Volkman
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions Ltd., 2016.
Series: American poets continuum series, no. 155.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Poetry   Computer File : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Known for the transcendent, abstractionist poems of Nomina, Volkman's newest collection returns to tangible experiences of the body - its range of expressivity and physical movement in space. Where is the body in travel? What space does it occupy in dreams and memory? With rich perplexity, Whereso responds to dance, performance, and position in time - translating flight of the body into language and line"--
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Volkman, Karen.
Whereso.
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions Ltd., 2016
(DLC) 2016001744
(OCoLC)934797169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Volkman
ISBN: 9781942683087 1942683081
OCLC Number: 923554751
Description: 108 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: One might --
What I've come to discuss --
The city's transparency --
The queen's queen --
A walk in Calandrelli --
All the A's --
O, O --
Beggar rumination --
Stranger report --
Rome suite --
Genova superba --
Have we said moments --
As noon dawns --
Memory theatre --
Cedar spiking --
O thou --
Three dances --
Nuit blance --
Articulate house --
Green noise --
Fatality fame the room --
Iris undulates --
Canzone --
Hellebore --
Bridge --
Three films --
The rosy tones --
I went to sign --
Viables --
Aricana of tropes --
Whether the God --
What's wrong with the hear --
Ten words --
Ghazal of a life --
The passage of the interval --
Pontoon --
I like to see it lap the miles --
The spaces --
Solstice --
Ghazal of the dead --
When only your initials are enough.
Series Title: American poets continuum series, no. 155.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Karen Volkman.

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Responding to dance, performance, and tangible physicality, Karen Volkman's new poems examine--with rich perplexity--the body's position in space and time.  Read more...

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