Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel (Io Poetry Series) by Lenore Kandel,Diane di Prima

By Lenore Kandel,Diane di Prima

Jack Kerouac immortalized her in his novel Big Sur. A pupil of Zen, she frolicked with Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg and used to be a speaker at San Francisco’s Human Be-In. yet Lenore Kandel was once no muse or hanger-on; she was once a super lyric poet, usually unabashedly erotic, and that’s the place her legacy lies.
 
Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel contains eighty examples of her paintings, from the “holy erotica” of her early years to later, extra contemplative works. a few of the poems have by no means been released, others simply in infrequent ephemeral guides. a few are explicit, celebrating carnal love as a part of the divine. Others are funny and canopy extra quotidian matters. A ordinary subject is the “divine animal” duality. the gathering contains poems written from the early fifties up till Kandel’s death.

The paradox of Lenore Kandel is that regardless of her prodigious expertise, she was once one of many least learn and significantly preferred of recent poets. Kandel stumbled on her voice at a time while the Beat period used to be giving approach to the countercultural age, and although she straddled either eras, it intended that she additionally fell in the course of the cracks by way of attractiveness. Now for the 1st time the entire variety of her paintings seems in a single volume.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Praises & Offenses: Three Women Poets from the Dominican by Aída Cartagena Portalatin,Angela Hernández Núñez,Ylonka

By Aída Cartagena Portalatin,Angela Hernández Núñez,Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo,Judith Kerman

As tropical because it is topical, this landmark anthology provides voice to 3 strong girls poets from the Dominican Republic. jointly they current a big selection of linguistic and stylistic parts, and so they tackle shared political and cultural matters that light up what it skill to be a lady within the modern day Dominican Republic. Translator Judith Kerman, who begun the anthology as a Senior Fulbright pupil, notes that “contemporary girls poets from the Dominican Republic are the main underserved staff in terms of English-language translations.” This anthology treatments that omission with poetry that's clever, edgy, and groundbreaking.

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Milk and Filth (Camino del Sol) by Carmen Giménez Smith

By Carmen Giménez Smith

Adding to the Latina culture, Carmen Giménez Smith, politically conscious and feminist-oriented, specializes in common cultural references instead of a sentimental own narrative. She speaks of sexual politics and kin in a fierce, decided tone voracious in its reviews approximately freedom and responsibility.

The writer engages in mythology and paintings heritage, musically wooing the reader with texture and voice. As she references such disparate cultural figures as filmmaker Lars Von Trier, Annie from the movie Annie Get Your Gun, Nabokov’s Lolita, fb entries and Greek gods, they seem as a part of the poet’s cultural critique.

Phrases comparable to “the caustic area of urchins” and “the gelatin shiver of tea’s floor” take the poems from lyrical pictures to comedian humor to offended, excessive observation. On writing approximately “downgrading into human,” she says, “Then what? Amorality, osteoporosis and never even a marble estuary for the ages.”

Giménez Smith’s poetic arsenal contains rapier-sharp wordplay combined with humor, every now and then self-deprecating, at others an ironic touch upon the postmodern international, all interwoven with ingenious language of unforeseen strength and surreal attractiveness. Revealing an extended view of gender concerns and civil rights, the writer provides a smart, comedian point of view. Her poems take the reader to strange locations as she makes use of rhythm, photos, and emotion to bare the narrator’s character. Deftly mixing numerous tones and kinds, Giménez Smith’s poems provide a bold and evocative examine deep cultural issues.

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Sharp Stars (American Poets Continuum) by Sharon Bryan

By Sharon Bryan

Sharon Bryan’s fourth poetry assortment blends such disparate topics as biology, astronomy, activities, philosophy, and song to probe humankind’s wish for religious, even actual, transcendence. From Charles Mingus to Charles Barkley, from blood brother Holly to Bishop Berkeley, no reference is squandered in Bryan’s prodigious imagination.

Sharon Bryan’s awards contain the Academy of yank Poets Prize, the invention Prize from The Nation, and NEA fellowships. She has released 3 poetry collections and edited Planet at the desk: Poets at the analyzing Life and Where We Stand: ladies Poets on Literary Tradition. She is a vacationing professor of poetry on the college of Connecticut at Storrs.

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Failure to Thrive (Misfit Books) by Suzannah Showler

By Suzannah Showler

Poetry of ambivalence, humour, and doubt that belies a type of optimism

Dumpster fires outdoor shops and rotting whale carcasses; optical illusions and keepsake mori—all “coming to you direct, / when it comes to this Rube Goldberg machine.” Failure to Thrive zigzags via extra, taking within the monstrous photograph during the lens of a pinhole camera. These poems ask us to lean into our senses, to “spend time loitering, slipping cash into attention’s slots, / watching for the subsequent gigantic pay-off.”

Hip and cerebral, this witty assortment is as speedy to make enjoyable of itself because it is to show its humour outward, the place fake historians have loose rein, solutions are available in the shape of questions, and the apocalypse sounds like a great time to knit a sweater. Suzannah Showler’s debut indicates us how a failing international may be the location of aesthetic renewal instead of decline.

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Kalimat by Noha Elmohands

By Noha Elmohands

This publication is the 1st free up of Noha Elmohands' own spoken note poems. those poems discover problems with race, struggle, love, and background whereas retaining a musical type that may be a certain identifier of the author's paintings. The poems are written from a innovative Muslim Black Egyptian girl standpoint and with social justice as an arching topic. This assortment is own and innovative. expectantly, you can find your self enraptured by means of their grace and power.

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La vida entre mis dedos: Sentimientos traducidos en letras by Nacarid Portal

By Nacarid Portal

Para: l. a. character indicada.
De: Aquel que llaman destino.

Emociones transmitidas a través de letras. ¡Letras que vienen y van! El amor como fue de inspiración y el alma en su máxima expresión.

La vida y sus transiciones, el maravilloso mundo de los sueños y l. a. importancia de observar en lo invisible.

La tristeza compuesta por el dolor que conlleva un cambio y sobre todo, el proceso inside del ser humano.

La vida entre mis dedos es escarbar en lo más profundo del ser.

Un libro que te hará sentir mientras explorar dentro de ti.

Un libro que tocará tus emociones mientras despiertas ante los angeles vida.

La vida de un ser humano que comprendió que el alma perdurará más allá de nuestro recorrido por este lugar.

Te entrego mi equivocación y mi aprendizaje esperando poder rozarte a pesar de l. a. distancia. Te dejo un extracto del contenido que puedes encontrar entre las páginas de este libro.

"Yo creo en lo que dudas.
Yo creo en l. a. otra parte de tu ser, esa que aun quiere creer.

Yo creo en que puedes ser amor, creo en los angeles equivocación.
Creo en tu voz inside.

Yo creo en que te fallaron para tu evolución y todo lo que hoy te duele se convertirá en recuerdo.

Yo creo en l. a. raza humana y en su esplendor. Creo que juntos podemos crear un mundo mejor.

Yo creo en l. a. maldad como traducción del dolor. Hieres porque huyes, y vives huyendo porque tienes miedo de ti.

Creo en el conformismo como resignación de todos los que prefieren flotar en vez de nadar, y prefieren ser barcos en vez de ser mar.

Creo que todo puede cambiar y que l. a. oscuridad se puede transformar si creamos puentes y derrumbamos fronteras.

Creo en los angeles vida como un constante aprendizaje.

Creo en las búsquedas latentes y en las derrotas intermitentes.

Creo en el furor de l. a. muerte.
Creo en los angeles sagacidad de lo ausente.

Creo en tus temores y estoy segura puedes enfrentarlos con goce. Pero también creo en l. a. resistencia humana a lo desconocido y las ganas de quedarse en los angeles zona de confort por creer que tienen el keep watch over.

¡Un caso inusitado! Creo hasta en tus pecados. Pero creo también en el perdón propio, cuando descubres el errors y entiendes l. a. transición. ¡Creo que todos somos amor!

¡Creo que podemos cambiar!

Llámame idealista,
llámame apasionada,
hoy creo en tu mirada.

Y me gusta creer que va a suceder.
Me gusta creer aunque no lo pueda ver.
Me gusta creer que vas a entender, y de tus cenizas volverás a nacer."

PD: No es casualidad, si adquieres este libro es por alguna razón. ¡Anímate a viajar por tu interior!

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