On Ghosts

On Ghosts Poetry This book is continuing a tradition of Neo Spiritualist literature in America where the poem is the means of divination The poem is a map of a world where ghosts and unattributed thinkers and w

  • Title: On Ghosts
  • Author: Elizabeth Robinson
  • ISBN: 9780984414260
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Poetry This book is continuing a tradition of Neo Spiritualist literature in America where the poem is the means of divination The poem is a map of a world where ghosts and unattributed thinkers and writers haunt and intrude and give signals to the world next to us This is an occupation for all poets, the most secular to the most conceptual and the most experiential anPoetry This book is continuing a tradition of Neo Spiritualist literature in America where the poem is the means of divination The poem is a map of a world where ghosts and unattributed thinkers and writers haunt and intrude and give signals to the world next to us This is an occupation for all poets, the most secular to the most conceptual and the most experiential and spontaneous If words appear in prose here in these pages, they are still the production of a New Spiritualist poet who feels the presences and wants to tell us about them Fanny Howe Elizabeth Robinson s ON GHOSTS returns us to the haunted aura around words Here, a crossing of genres poetry, prose meditation, personal testimony shows that language itself amounts to a gathering of ghosts Robinson s oblique lyricism beckons us toward a twilight zone where we become witness to the unverifiable This is writing as the highest form of bewitching Andrew Joron

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    2 thoughts on “On Ghosts

    1. Elizabeth Robinson was educated at Bard College, Brown University, and Pacific School of Religion She currently lives in Boulder, Colorado With Colleen Lookingbill, she co edits EtherDome Press She co edits Instance Press with Laura Sims and Beth Anderson.

    2. good book. strong craft. just a tad bit on the boring side microreview for The Boston Review: bostonreview/poetry/mi

    3. The apparition is not the entity that haunts. What it is, instead, is more like meatphysical sandpaper. It debrides, taking away all the dead tissue, and some of the living tissue. “Ghost,” with its connotation of white mist or film, is misleading. Think witch hazel or another astringent agent. Think of a scent whose sharpness makes you sneeze.Over and over the loop of his life rubs on its seam until the stitches rough up his skin and the garment comes apart.

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