Diorama with Fleeing Figures
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The poems in 'Diorama with Fleeing Figures' delicately point to devastating historical events. Instead of mounting judgments, the poems accrue power gently, even stealthily. Evoking a language at once lost, familiar, original, and dying, they balance fragments of culture, with a locus of Jewish Eastern Europe, against intimate imagery of the body-"the most confused part of the forest.
Shearsman Books, 9781848610125, 88pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 2009