Haji's hypnotic verse and lyric prose poems
evoke the power of words and of wordless communion to carry us into grief, loneliness, and healing pain, tempering its fablelike tenor with an unflagging elusiveness.
Meyrink can produce in one paragraph turns of phrases and descriptions that read like a mix of Baudelaire's prose poems
and StAaAaAeA@phane MallarmAaAaAeA@'s poetry, and then in the very paragraph is able to come up with something that could only have been written for a high-school creative-writing assignment.
Shafie was a 2014 International Writing Program resident ; his translation of Russell Edson's Collected Prose Poems
was one of Muhammad Abdelnaby's "favorite reads" of 2015 .
Imagine a book of hours condensed into a book of minutes: That is the modest project of these dense, lyrical, oneiric, personal yet impersonal, prose poems
Gathering the three hundred prose poems
I have written into three groups seems right to me.
A pure pleasure for lovers of deftly crafted prose poems
to simply browse through from first page to last, "Memories" is very highly recommended and certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library poetry collections.
Related in prose poems
, the speaker's connections and disconnections start with her parents -- a nature-loving, supportive father and an alcoholic, attractive mother.
This volume collects 29 prose poems
from essayist and film critic Ehrlich (Case Western Reserve U.
com)-- Meditation on Woman is a strong, poignant collection of prose poems
and flash fiction pieces that work together to create a universal woman—complex, multifaceted, and fascinating.
The prose poems
published here are part of a collection of such pieces called The Dice Cup and to be published by Chatto and Windus in 2014.
In this debut collection, both lyrical and meditative, most poems are freely versed, but Schmitt does include a variation on the palindrome ("Winter Storm") as well as a number of prose poems
, which are among the most successful in the book.
A single-line epigraph near the end of "Book Three: Romance," "It would be absurd to mistake patience for dispassion," gestures in the direction of the prose poems
in "Book One: The Moonstone," teasing their titles-"Disguise," "Decorum," "Surface," "Blame"--into greater suggestiveness, the titles appearing as demure nods toward the many small mysteries surrounding human emotion and action, the everyday mysteries flowering from intention misidentified.