House Inspections (Lannan Translations Selection Series)

House Inspections (Lannan Translations Selection Series)

"These poems do even more than blur the road among phantasm and fact: they evoke that shiny contradiction of dreaming during which the true and unreal exist in excellent simultaneity."—The Georgia Review


A guy plays entire days from his existence as a drama, on a daily basis at domestic in his house. He is going to nice lengths to be as sensible as attainable, jogging round the condo and tending to day by day company. basically at evening, while he sits via himself within the kitchen, does he peek every now and then on the window to glimpse his viewers. He will not thoroughly abandon the idea that somebody is available. it is like in case you stand at the touchdown, in entrance of a closed door, and also you can not help considering that somebody is observing during the peephole.

With a dozen poems formerly released in The Paris Review, Carsten René Nielsen is already a well-recognized identify to US poetry readers. those darkish prose poems—reminiscent of Charles Simic—map out a uniquely ecu territory with chilling, cinematic clarity.

Award-winning Danish poet Carsten René Nielsen is the writer of 9 books of poetry, together with his US debut The global minimize Out with Crooked Scissors (2007). His poems look in The Paris Review, Agni, Circumference, Mid-American Review, Mississippi Review, and in other places. He lives in Aarhus, Denmark.

David Keplinger's poetry awards contain the Colorado publication Award, T.S. Eliot Prize, an NEA fellowship, and can provide from the Danish Arts Council. He directs the MFA software at American collage in Washington, DC.

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