Aggregate of disturbances [electronic resource] : poems / by Michele Glazer.

Author
Glazer, Michèle, 1958- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2004.
Description
1 online resource (69 p.)

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In Aggregate of Disturbances, Michele Glazer confronts the slipperiness of language and perception as she probes natural processes-the lives of insects, the uncertainty of love, and the deaths of human beings. Nature's beauty interests Glazer less than the fact that it is chaotic, amoral, redundant, charming, and indifferent to human concern-qualities that are, in these poems, turned into another kind of beauty. "The stalk was knocked flat &the allium's great lavender sphere / kissed the dirt &in the aftermath the pendulous blossomed / tip bobbed like a wand madly attemp
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English
Contents
  • Contents; 2 Blinds & a Bittern; Part 1; Wherein space is constructed that matter may reside in . . .; Matter; A Small Infidelity; Firefly; box; On So; Part 2; Translucencies, her death; Part 3; Letter; Conjunctions; Drive; Ad Infinitum; Real Life #11: Hummingbird; John Is in the Next Room; Inscape; Part 4; Echo to Narcissus; Real Life #14: Vagaries; Woman Sitting for a Portrait at a Warehouse Sale; Sonnet; The Mathematics of Fire; Feathers; Early Romance: Japanese Garden (in the heart of the city); The sculptor muses on his black-billed magpie; Valediction; Fragment's Song; Moon Casings
  • Part 5Map; Historic House, Astoria; Happy; The Fecundity; Home; The Infinite Imperative; Lament; Home Is a Stone House
ISBN
1-58729-479-6
OCLC
66393286
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