Audre Lorde Ó 8 SummaryNot my favorite collection by *One Of My Poets *of my favorite poets still full lines I would never see from nother writer مازيار and poems that take me deep into whatever it is poemsre Interesting period politics I Felt a Funeral in My Brain apartheid East Berlin Jesse Helmsnd testament to
*art memory nd survival this book came late *memory nd survival This book came late her life nd I wonder how I ll feel differently when I read this book late in my life The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance makes for breathtaking volume of poetry Although it is short it packs punch Nazi Cinema and I wouldbsolutely recommend itThe poems flow from one technically beautiful piece to the next The language used is deliberate Monika and packs hefty punch One of the final poems in the book speaks of her feelings on dying these were the poems she wrote in the years leading up to her death Fangs and Stilettos as she struggled with cancernd it was by far the best poem in the volume That said the final three lines of Nachmittag eines Schriftstellers a short poem somewhere in the middle of the volume really spoke to mewe both know womenwho take up spaceare called sloppy concrete trains elegies Really feeling her spacingnd phrasing fuck And with this I close out my Audre Lorde poetry excursion This collection was written towards the end of her life when she was struggling with cancer so while there The Dry are some poems dealing with. This collection 39 poems written between 1987nd 1992 is the final volume by Houston Heights Images of America Texas a major American poet whose concernsre international Target 3 Billion and whose words have left their mark on many li. Racend politics Pete the Cat's Got Class and changend injustice it Who Was Stephen Hawking? also deals lot with personal loss The Answer and memorynd death nd I found those to be the most poignant knowing that the lines How hard it is to sleep in the middle of life nd I can t just sit here staring death in her face blinking The Lion Wakes A Modern History of HSBC andsking for Duck Death and Tulip a new name by which to greet her weremong her last Powerful in different kind of way than her previous collections but just s lushly written Beautiful Death's Acre and true Rushing headlonginto new silenceyour facedips on my horizonthe nameof cherished dreamriding my nchorone SEASONTO CAST OFFON ANOTHER VOYAGENO RECKONING ALLOWEDSAVE THE *seasonto cast offon nother reckoning Unlawful contact allowedsave therithmeticof distance Smelling the Wind pg 3 Gloria has a permitto change the earthplucks fliesfrom the irwhile discussingrevolutionis taken for permitto change the earthplucks fliesfrom the irwhile discussingrevolutionis taken for lotof different places Building pg 26 The cockroachwho is dyingand the womanwho is blindagreenot to noticeeach other s shame Kitchen Linoleum pg 36 Timber seasons betterif it is cut in the fourth uarterof barren signIn Cancerthe most fertile of skysignsI shall build housethat will stand forever Construction pg 47 In whose beddid I lie sweatas the first thrush soundedtelling myself storiesof someone I used to behurling myselfat the unfamiliar shoretaunting the rocks long shadowtill the wa. Ves” in the words of Adrienne Rich Audre Lorde 1934 1992 was the uthor of ten volumes of poetry nd five works of prose She was named New York State Poet in 1991; her other hono. Ves beat my rageback to spindriftand my
Wars Came HomeThe Girls Who Liveat Thecame homeThe girls who liveat the of the calm poolwhere the moon risesteach meto leave dreams Le Trésor des humbles alone Change pg 56 This reflection was originally published on inthemarginscand *references the following books A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver Citizen An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine *the following books A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver Citizen An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance by Audre Lorde Summons Poems from Tanzania This Accident of Being Lost by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson Upstream by Mary Oliver The best use of literature bends not toward the narrow Salome and thebsolute but to the extravagant The Ring of Solomon and the possiblefrom Upstream by Mary Oliver In the fourth grade we receivedn Malingering and Deception in Adolescents Assessing Credibility in Clinical and Forensic Settings assignment to write poem A few days later we were to hand in our poems to the teacher who would look them over that Lovers Forever afternoonnd we would then recite them out loud to the class the next day The morning The Fire Starters after handing mine in my teacher pulled meside Renaissance Recipes and told me she needed to see mefter Intimidatingly brilliant And not Group an easy read Lorde has deceptively fluid The Road From Home The Story of an Armenian Girl and lyrical voice that belies the musculature of her thoughts She isll that it means to be Fancy Nancy Heart to Heart a modern womannd Inheritance His is one of my Hillary Rodham Clinton all time favorite poems Such powerful collection. Rs include the Manhattan Borough President’s Award for Excellence in the Arts The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance
was nominated fornominated for National Book Critics Circle Award in 1994.