Displacement

Displacement Leslie Harrison
  • Title: Displacement
  • Author: Leslie Harrison
  • ISBN: 9780547198422
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Paperback
  • Displacement Leslie Harrison Displacement Leslie Harrison s collection marks the arrival of an assured new poetic voice Chosen as the winner of the Bakeless Prize in poetry by guest judge Eavan Boland Displacement addresses questions of
    Leslie Harrison s collection marks the arrival of an assured new poetic voice Chosen as the winner of the 2008 Bakeless Prize in poetry by guest judge Eavan Boland, Displacement addresses questions of place and, of course, displacement from marriage and home and explores the aftershocks of being uprooted physically and emotionally Paired with Harrison s natural, keen senLeslie Harrison s collection marks the arrival of an assured new poetic voice Chosen as the winner of the 2008 Bakeless Prize in poetry by guest judge Eavan Boland, Displacement addresses questions of place and, of course, displacement from marriage and home and explores the aftershocks of being uprooted physically and emotionally Paired with Harrison s natural, keen sense of rhythm, the central themes of impermanence and loss are heightened by the poems impeccable structure In a masterful display of formal precision, the collection is filled with engaging contradictions, says Eavan Boland In her introduction, Boland writes, There is a poignancy, poise, and a presence about this book and about its traffic between secrecy and disclosure that allows it to have an unusual force, and a true grip on its reader This is a real lyric journey and the reader will take it, too.
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    1. Heavy focus on divorce in this book happens to be something I don t really relate to and the poems sometimes seem needlessly obtuse I enjoyed The Maps on pgae 52 and Instructions to the Realtor on page 68.

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    2. It just means a lot to me

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    3. This is a book that works a steady, careful hand upon its reader, building a story that is extraordinary in its insistence that our attention remain on sharp but ordinary details We are moved through the thickest stuff of being longing, restlessness, loves that carry both sweet possibility and disaster in language so exquisite that it echoes long after reading As hopelessly narrative as I am, I can t ignore Harrison s gift for lyric, the way her syntax swings in its lines They are lines that mak [...]

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    4. For something that I just decided to try reading at the bookstore, I was blown away by this book Harrison possesses the rare ability to make astonish her readers in just one stanza All of her poems are simplistic, but mean while saying little Though this is a short collection, it has left me with numerous new ideas to ponder on while I search for of Leslie Harrison s poems.

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    5. A smartly obsessive book Harrison mines winter, landscape, and complicated love for all they re worth while maintaining perfect control over her images The series of travelogue poems is a particular favorite.

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    6. Terrific first book unsentimental treatment of loss language makes emotion somehow transparent in compelling ways Interesting, even fun, to read.I love it definitely read

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    7. Poetry is not my forte, but when it s done this well, even I can recognize it for what it is These poems linger like dust and flow like rivers, thanks to Harrison s scary good command of her craft.

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    8. a jenga tower of poems

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