(EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest


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    free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest A powerful poetic eye that switches between microscope and telescope to see the everyday in vivid and challenging context

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    free read ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ò Paul Guest Paul Guest ò 8 free read free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge A collection of 48 poems by a uniue individual Dark intriguing and amusing this poetry about his slightly horrifying situation will at least stir your emotions

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    (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest It's a good book I like Guest's dense linked writing style although it took a few poems to get used to it This book has been recommended to me many times I often see it at bookstores and I've even seen people I don't know reading it Almost every poem is one stanza and there were some times I really could have used a stanza break to catch my breath Overall one stanza suits the dense waterfalling words Although I like Guest's poem

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    (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest Normally I'm not that into poetry but Paul's poems all of them infused with emotions rooted in the accident that left him paralyzed at age 12 are incredible

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    (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest Paul Guest ò 8 free read In many ways this is a fantastic piece of work The author has been paralyzed from the neck down for many years and is still uite pissed off about it In the first half of the collection he hides his anger with irony and a kind of discursiveness so popular in poetry today After a while however he seems to no longer be able to avoid the issue and trips off into fantasies of if I still had a functioning body and the like He

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    free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest Paul Guest ò 8 free read I have to admit I'm not the world's most patient reader of poetry I get bored kind of uickly if the poems are too esoteric and I have a hard time with sing song rhyming schemes My favorites are Dryden and Pope with

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    (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest I chose this based on the title alone and it didn't disappoint there is than slightly horrifying knowledge here a

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    Paul Guest ò 8 free read (EBOOK / KINDLE) My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge BY Paul Guest when askedto name what I couldn’t live withoutwere I marooned on a desert islandI say viable organs Not a book and its

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    free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge free read ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ò Paul Guest Paul Guest ò 8 free read I’ll be the first to admit I’m not one for Poetry unless read to me So to buy a book of poems—for myself—seemed a bit absurd The title caught me and made me shell out the clams but the poems—well those are keeping it in my bookshelf Paul’s style which remember here I’m not a poetry gal is fun It took me a few poems to

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free read ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ò Paul Guest

My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge

free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge Paul Guest ò 8 free read summary My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Of new work to cheer about” Guest's first book The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the World won the 2002 New Issues Prize in Poetry and his second book Notes for My Body Double won the 2006 Prairie Schooner Book Prize His memoir One More Theory About Happiness will be available in May 201. I chose this based on the title alone and it didn t disappoint there is than slightly horrifying knowledge here and surprises around every corner These poems are funny angry contemporary in a way I don t always like but liked very much in this volume I didn t always understand them but that didn t prevent enjoyment and their fast pace for the most part fit the angry romantic original often cruel and sarcastic intelligent and poignant voice of Guest whose other work I must find and read as well This work is full of thoughtful clever and unexpected imagery and ideas and even the poems you start that feel potentially familiar often come to be strange by the end in a good way these wake you up dare you to say they re not true This is a smorgasbord of varieties of suffering as well as enjoyment basically life in a book illuminated and refreshed Exhilarating and definitely not like anyone else you ve read

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free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge Paul Guest ò 8 free read summary My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF “A Paul Guest poem likes to pull out fast in the first line then zigzag from one eye opening image to another A high speed innervating trip all the way” Dallas Morning News Whiting Award winning and acclaimed poet Paul Guest’s My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge is an audaciously brillia. It s a good book I like Guest s dense linked writing style although it took a few poems to get used to it This book has been recommended to me many times I often see it at bookstores and I ve even seen people I don t know reading it Almost every poem is one stanza and there were some times I really could have used a stanza break to catch my breath Overall one stanza suits the dense waterfalling words Although I like Guest s poem titles when they are specific User s Guide to Physical Debilitation and Elegy for the Lumbering Monster I don t like the titles that could be exchanged for other titles Poem Written to Replace Another and Poem Written Outside Wintry MixMy favorites in this bookBad Mood This poem really captures the bad mood Some days just feel like everything is wrongValentine There are stanzas in this poem I like the dreaminess of the poem and love how he describes himself on the ocean floor with a shell and clawsMy Crush The description of pain in the body as shimmering and the spines full of wire were beautiful There is a gorgeous longing in thisJob This poem is really funny and sad I love poems about working in an office

free read ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ò Paul Guest

free read My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge Paul Guest ò 8 free read summary My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Nt collection a compendium of honesty strange beauty and pain poems Louis Gluck calls “urgent and moving” and Robert Haas calls “vibrant with news of the world seen from an angle of experience not available to most of us” Mary Karr says “Guest is a spirit to be reckoned with Here’s a body. In many ways this is a fantastic piece of work The author has been paralyzed from the neck down for many years and is still uite pissed off about it In the first half of the collection he hides his anger with irony and a kind of discursiveness so popular in poetry today After a while however he seems to no longer be able to avoid the issue and trips off into fantasies of if I still had a functioning body and the like He dreams about affairs and slowly grows pissed off about people s attitudes toward him All the while his pacing remains brilliant and his turns of phrase endlessly uniue though sometimes at the borders of nonsense By the end the self pity is a little overwhelming and you realize this is not a man you would want to hang out with but it is one whose next book will be read cover to cover as well

  • Hardcover
  • 96
  • My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge
  • Paul Guest
  • English
  • 24 March 2020
  • 9780061685163