Beautiful Lesson of the I: poems by Frances Brent

By Frances Brent

The gorgeous Lesson of the I is a suite of finely made poems by way of an entire poet. it is going to gift the student and the coed of poetry, in addition to the reader searching for the straightforward pleasures of poetic perception authentically felt. Frances Brent’s poems have seemed within the New Yorker, Notre Dame overview, Yale evaluate, and in lots of different journals. Her paintings is understood for its delicacy and element, evoking either the Symbolists and a few of the Asian poets who encouraged them. She comprises may perhaps Swenson between her affects, too; like Swenson, Brent frequently steadies her gaze at the fabric global, delighting in its humor in addition to its occasional horror.

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It sways gently out of perspective and no one can hear for the shouting. [34] P O R C E L A I N B L U E B O AT Nothing is this water broken by my eagerness. Tangled string now what have I done? Silence engine at the bottom of the glass. Flat tin voice of the deaf. [35] R A I N O N T H E M O U N TA I N The mountain is a mirror of the stranger’s anatomy, the organs roped together. Drooping pines at the base form a canopy for the traveler the size of a dot and the rocks and damp wooden steps are drawn with the same pen lines as the waffle pattern of the velvet clusters of moss.

Columbine (glancing at the red and white painted clown): “I don’t know what to do! ” Harlequin bashes Pierrot with a wooden stick. Wrapped in his loneliness, Pierrot rolls on the ground like an egg. ” The air fills with alternating bells of finger cymbals. ” asks Mouse.

Neck twisted like a cleaning rag, mouth leaking syrup, bead-glass eyes of a doll— And here are the diligent maggots scrambling over disquieting continents. [37] RO S E In the notebook, the rose is a vortex of lines, curls on a wounded gray skull. But, in the garden, it is red velvet, gold sewn thriftily at the center. A finger-sized hole bores through the outspread folds like a cigarette burn. When I turn back the petals, I uncover the silver, jeweled beetle. [38] SCISSORS Without much attention, I slip on the rings of the scissors and work in the poor light of the kitchen.

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