January 12, 2018

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By Don Bogen

from Bagatelles

 

Bagatelles,

mere gestures

                        in dry air,

each pluck a dot,

strokes marked on silence

reaching into the dark. 

 

Beauty is strict,

                          it passes: 

 

an echo, a wedge

of concord, sudden,

broken—Who is going there?

 

An Algebra is an interwoven number of 8 sequences and 16 person poems, the place pictures and words recur in new contexts, connecting and postponing recommendations,   emotions and insights. by way of turns, the poems bounce from the general public realm of city decay and outsourcing to the intimacies of kin existence, from a highway mime to a haunting dream, from elegy to lyric evocation. Wholeness and brokenness intertwine within the booklet; glimpsed styles and startling disjunctions force its explorations.

 

An Algebra is a piece of adjusting equivalents, a look for stability in a global of transformation and loss. it's a brilliantly developed, relocating ebook by means of a poet who has accomplished a brand new point of inventive expression and skill.

 

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