The Eye Like a Strange Balloon: Poems


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The ever-adventurous author of Louise in Love looks to the visual arts for inspiration with this astonishing fourth collection. The poems in The Eye Like a Strange Balloon find their seed in paintings, film, video, photographs, and collage, and the end results are something more than a sum of their parts. Beginning with a painting done in 2003, the poems move backward in time to 1 B.C., where an architectural fragment is painted on an architectural fragment, highlighting visual art's strange relationship between the image ...

The Eye Like a Strange Balloon: Poems 2004, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802141576

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