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Re dead You re dead a long time In some ways every poem of this collection is an elegy and as such contemplates the ever after with ferocious hope that it exists Imitators of Brock Broido are sometimes criticized for their non seuiturs but every turn of this book feels intentional Which is not to say that these poems are easy oh no these are poems at their "Most Challenging Best The Language Careens Without Ever Losing Control "challenging best The language careens without ever losing control Poet shows us the serious work that poetry can do Disclaimer Lucie was once my teacher but this is still the best collection I ve read this ear and it s been a strong Einführung in die deutsche Sprache der Wissenschaften year for poetry thus far Read during Day 2 of NaNoReadMoThis book of poetry has to win the National Book Award It has to because I almost couldn t stand to read it It is poems like this that convince me I will never be a writer Even the obsession with death and loss couldn t steer me away from these poems You have to see forourself One of my favorites is online at Poetsorg A Meadow Start thereA little blurb from A MeadowHe might have beenHalf beautiful in a certain optic nerveOf light
but legible only at particularLess snowy distancesOther fa These poems are like 1 part TS Eliot1 part Florence The Machine lyrics1 legible only at particularLess snowy distancesOther fa These poems are like 1 part TS Eliot1 part Florence The Machine lyrics1 I didn t get all of them I think some were silly but I uite enjoyed reading them They made me feel gothy and baroue Kind of perfect for a chilly October when the world is ending Vibrantly musical the language casts a spell You ll leave this book feeling awakened as if ou re seeing the world for the first time The poem Freedom of the world for the first time The poem Freedom of was probably my favorite in the book I adore ou I know the wingspan of Hai nhà your voice This is the first book of Lucie Brock Broido s I ve read and her ability with language is nothing short of magical Read this book This collection is magnificent Each poem reuired pause and reflection the best to be hoped for from literature. Ing rough As sugar raw and sweet” Each poem is a rebellious chain of words “Be good they said and so too I was Good until I was not” Strange narratives interior and exterior make a world that is foreign andet our own; like Dickinson Brock Broido constructs a spider sibling commanding the “silk spool of the recluse as she confects her eventual mythomania” And why create the web Because “If it is written down ou can’t rescind it?.
Swallow Deep As The Skirtsdeep as the skirts lingonberries brambling in a blacker forest And shallow shallow ou will lay ou downDeath XXLWe Have Always Lived In The CastleOf my own venatic arts everything I have ever killed had never been alive I m not bored et And all the dark I did is done Lucie Brock Broido embodies the myth of the Poet as someone separate hiding in alcoves as a child and hiding in imagination as an adult Yet the poems of Stay Illusion connect with others confess a need for touch if not for understanding There s an undercurrent of vulnerability that does not detract from their artfulness but rather includes readers in the art Although only one poem is dedicated to Brock Broido s late friend Liam Rector he appears elsewhere haunting the collection as in Little Industry of Ghosts which concludes Would that our Liam were living still But the speaker knows that he is not making these poems a sort of tug o war between reality and wishful thinking Brock Broido s poetry has always been transcendent able to leap into the otherworldly at will Stay Illusion is not grounded but it is human dealing with hospitals and schools as easily as eels and celestial ladders It begs rather than believes that illusions will stay acknowledging all along the realities of our mortality Did I forget to mention that when ou. Rtling heartbreaking Eddying between the theater of the lavish and the enigmatic between the gaudy and the unadorned Brock Broido’s verse scours America for material to render unflinchingly the here and now Grandeur devolves into a comic irony “We have come to terms with our Self Like a marmoset getting out of her Great Ape suit” She dares the unexplained “The wings were left ajar At the altar where I’ve knelt all night trembling lean. Just gorgeous Haunting With lines
that sometimes drive right through the heart National Book award nominee of 2013 Great titlesometimes drive right through the heart National Book award nominee of 2013 Great title there s her own ghosts in it principally her friend Liam Language rich Aphoristic in places Lyrical sort of haunted and haunting Still I was not taken by many of the poems as driven as they all seem to be by a similar aesthetic and tone and strategy This is good but I think I would have been excited by a similar aesthetic and tone and strategy This is good but I think I would have been excited it 10 ears ago Lucie Brock Broido is practically my dream poet Intricate opulent tactile spooky slippery her hair s insane Maybe this isn t her best but it s pretty magical Gorgeous Romantic Look I can t convey its beauty what do I look like an actual book reviewer I picked this up because the cover is so so pretty This is also a great title for a book of poetry really But especially for this collection You know that it is haunted by so many things I ended up liking this a lot She is a very lyrical poet I loved her attention to sound and her language is lush Sometimes her poems are impenetrable in this collection and I just felt around the edges That irritates me but when I let that go then I enjoyed myself the indecipherable movements I got And sometimes I went in brain first and ended up drawing my breath There is a dark sad undercurrent of loss and despair here a desperation to make the illusions and past memories stay Favorites A MeadowIn this district of late Last light indicated by the hour Of the beauty of his neckThree he did not find my empathy Supernatural at the very leastWhen I saw this spectacle I wanted to live for A moment for a moment However inelegant it was It was what it might have been to be alive but tenderly One thing One thing One thing Tell me there is A meadow afterwardYou Have Harnessed Yourself Ridiculously To This WorldOf Tookie WilliamsFor A Clouded Leopard In Another LifeIn April a tiny feline on th. National Book Award Finalist Stay Illusion the much anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock Broido illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth whether they speak from the imagined dwelling of her “Abandonarium” or from habitats where animals are farmed and harmed “humanely” or even from the surreal confines of death row they find a voice like no other dazzling intimate sta. ,