By Jorie Graham
"How i need to trap the area / at natural idea," writes Jorie Graham, for whom a fowl should be an alphabet, and flight an arc. regardless of the occasion--and her paintings bargains a wealthy large quantity of them--the poems achieve to the place ownership isn't inside of us, the place new names are wanted and that means enlarged. therefore, what she sees reminds her of what's lacking, and what she is familiar with indicates what she can't. From any occasion, she arcs bravely into the farthest reaches of brain. speedy readers may have difficulty, yet so what. To the nice reader frightened of complexity, i'd supply the transparent belief that needs to bond us to such sign poems as (simply to quote 3 showing in a row) "Mother's stitching Box," "For My Father searching for My Uncle," and "The Chicory Comes Out past due August in Umbria." eventually, the poet's phrases back: ". . . you get / simply what you will have" and (just earlier than that), "Just as / every now and then / we have to grab back / the entire language / looking for / greater desires."--Marvin Bell
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