Ordinary Sun

Ordinary Sun

Book - 2011 | 1st ed
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a collection of the author's poems that negotiate the conflict between the mind and what exists outside the mind.

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Poetry. Henriksen opens ORDINARY SUN by insisting that "an eye is not enough." Resisting solipsism, these poems negotiate that conflict between the mind and what exists outside the mind. Though pain intrinsically resides in that conflict Henriksen strives for an honest happiness, a kind of gorgeous suffering that blesses our days. To this end, these poems emerge from images of all those innumerable things that embody both visceral and ethereal beauty—rocks, trees, broken glass, baseball, angels.... Here we find immediacy immersed in the image, and in the reading of these poems becomes ourselves immersed in the immediate.

Publisher: Boston : Black Ocean, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0984475222 (pbk.)
9780984475223 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 811.6 HEN
Characteristics: 108 p. ; 20 cm

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