PDF [The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance Poems 1987 1992] BY Audre Lorde
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"Audre Lorde Poetry Excursion This "Lorde poetry excursion This was written towards the end of er life when she was struggling with cancer so while there are some poems dealing with race and politics and change and injustice it also deals a lot with personal loss and memory and death and I found those to be the most poignant knowing that the lines How L'Attaque des Titans T28 hard it is to sleep in the middle of life and I can t just sitere staring death in Mises en situation professionnelle AS: Aide-soignant her face blinking and asking for a new name by which to greeter Were Among Her Last Powerful among Cucina Povera her last Powerful a different kind of way thaner previous collections but just as lushly written Beautiful and true Rushing Eduquer son chien pour les Nuls poche headlonginto new silenceyour facedips on myorizonthe nameof a cherished dreamriding my anchorone sweet seasonto cast offon another voyageNo reckoning allowedsave the marvelous arithmeticof distance Smelling the Wind pg 3 Gloria as a permitto change the earthplucks fliesfrom the airwhile discussingrevolutionis taken for localin a lotof different places Building pg 26 The cockroachwho is dyingand the womanwho is blinda. Ves” in the words of Adrienne Rich Audre Lorde 1934 1992 was the author of ten volumes of poetry and five works of prose She was named New York State Poet in 1991; er other ono.
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Not my favorite collection by one of my favorite poets but still full Of Lines I Would lines I would see from another writer and poems that take me deep into whatever it is poems are Interesting period politics apartheid East Berlin Jesse Helms and a testament to art memory and survival this book came late in er survival This book came late in The Second Most Powerful Man in the World her and I wonderow I ll feel differently when I read this book late in my life The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance makes for a breathtaking volume of poetry Although it is short it packs a punch and I
absolutely recommend itThe poems flow one technically beautiful piece to the next The language used is deliberate and packs a Dom dzienny dom nocny hefty punch One of the final poems in the book speaks ofer feelings on dying these were the poems she wrote in the years leading up to Le Cauchemar Mécanique (La Société dEnquêtes Etranges de la Tour Sud her death as she struggled with cancer and it was by far the best poem in the volume That said the final three lines of a short poem somewhere in the middle of the volume really spoke to mewe both know womenwho take up spaceare called sloppy concrete trains elegies Really feelinger spacing and phra. This collection 39 poems written between 1987 and 1992 is the final volume by a major American poet whose concerns are international and whose words ave left their mark on many li. Greenot to noticeeach other s shame Kitchen Linoleum pgWOULD ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND ITTHE POEMS FLOW
36 TIMBER SEASONS BETTERIF IT IS CUT IN THETimber seasons betterif it is cut in the uarterof a barren signIn Cancerthe most fertile of skysignsI shall build a ousethat will stand forever Construction pg 47 In whose beddid I lie asweatas the first thrush soundedtelling myself storiesof someone I used to behurling myselfat the unfamiliar shoretaunting the rocks long shadowtill the waves beat my rageback to spindriftand my wars came Notre Dame des Fleurs homeThe girls who liveat the edge of the calm poolwhere the moon risesteach meto leave dreams alone Change pg 56 This reflection was originally published on inthemarginsca and references the following books A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver Citizen An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson The Marvelous Arith Intimidatingly brilliant And not an easy read Lordeas a deceptively fluid and lyrical voice that belies the musculature of er thoughts She is all that it means to be a modern woman and Inheritance His is one of my all time favorite poems Such a powerful collection. Rs include the Manhattan Borough President’s Award for collection. Rs include the Manhattan Borough President’s Award for in the Arts The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1994.