Ruins (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series) by Margaret Randall,V. B. Price PDF

By Margaret Randall,V. B. Price

ISBN-10: 0826350674

ISBN-13: 9780826350671

during this poetry assortment, Margaret Randall makes use of the metaphor of ruins to meditate on time's movement--through reminiscence, via towns, during the leavings of historical past, and during the our bodies of people that have skilled time's adjustments and traumas. Randall's ruins contain not just Chaco Canyon, Hovenweep, Teotihuacan, Machu Picchu, Kiet Siel, Petra, and websites in historical Greece and Egypt, but in addition Auschwitz-Birkenau and lives shattered by way of torture and oppression.

"Always there's that second of arrival, as one other fact rises ahead of me, superimposed upon the single I dwell this present day. occasionally the membrane is torn, and that i locate myself relocating out and in. obstacles dissolve. A mysterious house, among then and now, warns because it invitations: promising revelation and perhaps additionally clean trauma if i'm prepared to possibility its secrets."--Margaret Randall, within the Introduction

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Writer and social activist Margaret Randall is the writer of greater than 80 released books, together with to alter the area: My Years in Cuba (2009) and, such a lot lately, as though the Empty Chair / Cómo si l. a. silla vacía (a bilingual booklet of poetry) and primary snicker (essays). She lives in Albuquerque.

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