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drowning jasmine

Ai Li

Published April 28th 2012
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Kindle Edition
111 pages
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drowning jasmine is Volume 4 of Poems for Inner Rooms and the sub-title for this book is memories of malaya. If word images of a childhood with innocence, sense of wonderment, but tinged with long distance absence appeal to you and you wish toMoredrowning jasmine is Volume 4 of Poems for Inner Rooms and the sub-title for this book is memories of malaya. If word images of a childhood with innocence, sense of wonderment, but tinged with long distance absence appeal to you and you wish to share its potent, timeless and faraway magic, then this volume is for you. This book takes me home again and again in spirit.Here is one example from this volume :-grandfatherdid not seethe journeytothe place of burningThis book of 90 poems belongs to a collection of life journals written as contemporary haiku and tanka. These are poems for inner rooms. They take poetry into the realm of spirit and are touched by zen, loss, joy, the surreal, temps perdu, the erotic, humour, truth, the everyday, and the sublime. All the six senses are here.The book has been edited to be experienced two ways. It can be read as a storybook and as an anthology of individual poems.ai li ‘s poems have been widely published in the UK, USA, and Japan. She has also created several original linked forms akin to renku aka renga. She lives quietly and mindfully in London and writes in a rousseau inspired dream yard watched over by three old stone buddhas.ai li is the founding editor and publisher of still, moving into breath and dew-on-line.