Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved by Gregory Orr PDF

By Gregory Orr

ISBN-10: 1556592299

ISBN-13: 9781556592294

“The middle of Orr’s poetry, now as ever, is the enigmatic picture . . . mystical, carnal, reflective, wry.”—San Francisco Review

This book-length series of ecstatic, visionary lyrics recollects Rumi in its look for the cherished and its passionate trust within the therapeutic characteristics of artwork and beauty.

Concerning the publication that's the physique of the Beloved is an incantatory social gathering of the “Book,” an imaginary and self-gathering anthology of the entire lyrics—both poems and songs—ever written. each one poem highlights a special point of the human , and jointly the poems discover love, loss, recovery, the wonderful thing about the realm, the great thing about the cherished, and the secret of poetry. the aim and tool of the publication is to aid us stay by way of reconnecting us to the area and to our emotional lives.

I positioned the beloved
In a wood coffin.
the hearth ate his body;
The flames gobbled her.
I placed the beloved
In a poem or song.
Tucked it between
pages of the Book.
How vivid the flames.
All of me burning,
All of me on fire
And nonetheless whole.

There is not anything particularly like this book—an “active anthology” within the top sense—where participants locate the poems and songs that might maintain them. Or the poems locate them.

Gregory Orr is the writer of 8 books of poetry, 4 volumes of feedback, and a memoir. He has bought a variety of awards for his paintings, so much lately the Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. Orr has taught on the collage of Virginia due to the fact 1975 and was once, for a few years, the poetry editor of The Virginia Quarterly Review. He lives together with his kinfolk in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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