Aphoria

Aphoria

by Jackie Clark
     
 

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Few poets have the ability to record the gossamer strands of their own cognitions as Jackie Clark does. The poems in Aphoria are miraculous in the way they map a topology of quotidian thought in unassuming yet radiant language. Aphoria is something like a blueprint for the invisible architecture of the human soul. Not so much the soul that belongs to Jackie Clark, but…  See more details below

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Few poets have the ability to record the gossamer strands of their own cognitions as Jackie Clark does. The poems in Aphoria are miraculous in the way they map a topology of quotidian thought in unassuming yet radiant language. Aphoria is something like a blueprint for the invisible architecture of the human soul. Not so much the soul that belongs to Jackie Clark, but the one that belongs to and connects all of us.
-Ben Mirov

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The Huffington Post - Seth Abramson
"Clark's attempts to connect the abstract decor of the psyche and the inorganic and organic furnishings of a personal life are bracing and alluring. These brief, aggressively-enjambed poems offer several memorable turns of phrase apiece, and never fail to honor the small spaces in which we live as well as the broad expanses mapped by our anxieties, emotional proclivities, and hard-won first principles. None of the poems are titled, and few run longer than a pa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016225272
Publisher:
Brooklyn Arts Press, LLC
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
72
File size:
486 KB

Meet the Author

Jackie Clark is the series editor of Poets off Poetry and Song of the Week for Coldfront Magazine. She is the recipient of a 2012 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and is the author of three chapbooks: Office Work (Greying Ghost Press), Red Fortress (H_NGM_N), and I Live Here Now (Lame House Press). Jackie lives in Jersey City and can be found online at nohelpforthat.com.

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