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Earliest Worlds: Two Books

Eleni Sikelianos by Eleni Sikelianos

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ISBN : 9781566891141
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176 pages
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This impressive debut of a major new voice in poetry begins with Blue Guide, a poem cycle of meditations on light and dark, probing the opposing/complementary nature of these universal principles and their manifestation through words. In Of Sun, OfMoreThis impressive debut of a major new voice in poetry begins with Blue Guide, a poem cycle of meditations on light and dark, probing the opposing/complementary nature of these universal principles and their manifestation through words. In Of Sun, Of History, Of Seeing, the oracular power of language fuels the journey between constellations shimmering above and the mind shimmering in response below, between phenomenology and phenomena.The author of five chapbooks, Eleni Sikelianos has won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative American Writing. Her work has appeared in Grand Street, Chicago Review, and Sulfur. She lives in New York.Blue GuideContents[It is not enough that], 15Matter has been Blown off the Surface, 16The Stone I was Bothering, 17[Dear Flaubert], 19The Most Beautiful Theorems, 20Everyone in the Countrys got a Clubfoot, 22[As a child], 23Chapters: of I Define the Darkness Correct, 24[Again, several years passed], 36Book of Tributes: Cosmorama, 37Lights, 38[Fresh from the latitudes], 39The Typical Hand, 40[This, (my) brain-truck], 42[Most of my life], 43Thus, Speak the Chromograph, 44[Polar citadel], 47City between cycles of light, 48[Now the bells have begun], 50[I always took shadow for shelter], 51[The devil was known for], 52Worn like a corsage, 53O quanta qualia suntilla sabbatta, 55[Here is a story], 56[You can be King of the Corners], 57The brambles of cavalry (Quamash), 58The Secret Life of J.K. Huysmans / parataxis, 62[I will soon make my animal tears], 63Chapters: Touching the Original Matter, 64Campo santo, , 73[Someone is sewing next to me], 74The decameron, 75Of the True Human Fold, 77[They are chasing me home again], 78The birds are at their highest thoughts of leaving, 79[Here we are on the place St. Sulpice], 80The well-tempered clavicle, 81[When the things was a?re], 82The rivers which rivers why, 83[As a result, some astronomers], 85Under