By Lisa Robertson
I threw myself to the ground.
Where have been you within the night?
In a college one of the pines.
What used to be the that means of the dream?
Organs, hormones, pollution, lesions: what's a physique? In 3 Summers, Lisa Robertson takes up her past matters with shape and literary precedent, and turns towards the timeliness of embodiment. what's form's time? right here the shape of existence known as a poem speaks with the body's mortality, its thickness, its play. the ten poem-sequences in 3 Summers inflect a heritage of textual voices Lucretius, Marx, Aby Warburg, Deleuze, the Sogdian Sutras in a lyricism that insists on research and rebel, in addition to the pleasures of description. The poet explores the mysterious oddness of the physique, its languor and patience, to check the way it shapes the materiality of pondering, including rivers and forests. yet in those poems' landscapes, the time of nature is inherently political. Now merely time is wild, and merely time embodied the following in Lisa Robertson’s forceful cadences can tell.
"Robertson proves not easy to give an explanation for yet effortless to take pleasure in. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully highbrow, Robertson is also playful or blunt. . . . She wields language expertly, even beautifully."The long island Times
"Robertson makes mind seductive; in basic terms her poetry may perhaps flip swooning right into a severe gesture." The Village Voice
Lisa Robertson's books contain Cinema of the Present, Debbie: An Epic, The Men, The Weather, R's Boat and Occasional Works and 7 Walks from the workplace for tender Architecture. Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip was named one among The big apple occasions' 100 impressive Books. She lives in France.
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