Small Disasters Seen in Sunlight: Poems

Small Disasters Seen in Sunlight: Poems

Julia B. Levine


"A polished poet of outstanding skill...Levine is stuck among wholehearted love of the world's good looks and sorrow at its unavoidable distress and suffering." —Library Journal

With an striking snatch of language and element, Julia Levine enacts a visceral, lyric event that slips wildly among and inside tragedy and charm. In Small failures visible in solar, her fourth assortment, Levine bargains far-ranging topics, together with poems a couple of friend's suicide and the poet's personal interactions with traumatized childrens, in addition to a chain of revision poems that question the imagination's limitless percentages for production. In jogging in past due April, a lady with dementia wanders in a park choked with springtime attractiveness, whereas in Tahoe Wetlands, the speaker recollects a rape at gunpoint throughout the merciful distance of time.

At instances funny, ironic, or even redemptive, those poems are infused with lush photographs of the typical and actual global. Levine's paintings pries aside small areas that exist in the areas among good looks and trauma in a typical lifestyles. eventually, the poems verify our human resilience, made attainable via the presence and aid of others: "carrying whatever of the insufferable / among us till it may be borne."

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