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The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance Poems 1987 1992 Reader ↠ 72 pages Download ☆ Johnscyclingdiary Ì ✪ The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance Poems 1987 1992 pdf ✩ Author Audre Lorde – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk This collection 39 poems written bEs” in the words of Adrienne Rich Audre Lordewas the author The Marvelous PDF of ten volumes of poetry and five works of prose She was named New York State Poet in her other honors include the This reflection was originally published on inthemarginsca and references the following books A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver Citizen An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance by Audre Lorde Summons Poems from Tanzania This Accident of Being Lost by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson Upstream by Mary Oliver The best use of literature bends not toward the narrow and the absolute but to the extravagant and the possiblefrom Upstream by Mary Oliver In the fourth grade we received an assignment to write a poem A few days later we were to hand in our poems to the teacher who would look them over that afternoon and we would then recite them out loud to the class the next day The morning after handing mine in my teacher pulled me aside and told me she needed to see me after class; I would not be allowed to read my poem to the rest of the class that dayCrestfallen I listened to the work of my friends and cheered them on That afternoon before getting on the bus my teacher pulled me aside and asked who taught you how to write thisI will not pretend that my submission was good but it was different Unlike the acrostics haikus limericks and uatrains we were learning about in class and that most of my peers had written my poem was three pages long written in sestets with an aabbab rhyme seuence It was an ode to a young lady in my class—I think her name was Michelle A—where I did not mention her but instead how the world changed when she entered the room The imagery was rudimentary and the diction plain but it was different enough from what we were learning that my teacher was perplexedThe honest truth was that I had discovered Wordsworth earlier that year and was so impressed by his poetry that I had spent weeks imitating his style The nuance of his language and much of his content was above my head but by the time I got around to reading Lucy Gray it did not matter that I did not understand what he was saying but instead that the musicality of his language was enthralling I wanted to write poems that sounded like song and so I attempted to do that in my sprawling three page odeI did end up being allowed to read my poem in class the next day The subject of the ode was oblivious; she did not see herself in the words and like the rest of the class thought me pretentious and too much of a try hard They were all right of course I didn't know what I was doing but instead was trying to impress others with my feeble imitationInto my late teens I continued to write poetry and was lucky enough to have a few of my pieces printed in small journals and magazines And then one day I stopped I stopped writing poetry and I stopped reading itUntil this year The beauty and strangeness of the world may fill the eyes with its cordial refreshment Eually it may offer the heart a dish of terror On one side is radiance; on another is the abyssfrom Upstream by Mary Oliver If we were all taught poetry in school the way that Mary Oliver teaches the art in A Poetry Handbook we would all be poets today Yes there is discussion about meter and rhyme but Oliver opens the book with an in depth look at sound at how the way we read poetry is an aural experience and how it is that sound that makes poetry resonate—both metaphorically and literally when read out loud Reading this chapter I am reminded of the first time I read Wordsworth when I was not yet nine years old and immediately realized that poetry was ab

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