Poetry. As in the title phrase--borrowed from a 17th century poem by Robert Herrick--in which "several" is used to individuate, questions of singularity and the plural, of subjectivity and the collective, pervade this dream-quick poetry. In A SEVERAL WORLD there are glimpses of an "us down here"--in the understory, in the open clearing--and, by various projections, there is frequent attainment of an aerial vantage, a post otherwise abdicated. Landscape here is spatial theater, and a choreography recruits all standalone ...

A Several World 2014, Nightboat Books

ISBN-13: 9781937658175

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