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Stopping On The Edge To Wave

Stopping On The Edge To Wave

  • Title: Stopping On The Edge To Wave
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  • ISBN : 9780819511461
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 69 pages


Light is the principal element in this book Light is on the edge, it is both the agent of perception and the last thing perceived Hall celebrates the beauty of what is perceived as it appears or changes and the pain of that experience The theme is loss, but things lost are willingly relinquished The small self moves outward toward the larger, toward enlightenment Th Light is the principal element in this book Light is on the edge, it is both the agent of perception and the last thing perceived Hall celebrates the beauty of what is perceived as it appears or changes and the pain of that experience The theme is loss, but things lost are willingly relinquished The small self moves outward toward the larger, toward enlightenment This is a book of first things, the first snow, the first kite, the first winter light, the spring s first bloodroot, all seen intensely as part of a wider experience Its tone is mystical and contemplative


Author James Baker Hall

James Baker Hall was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1935 He was raised in a southern family of means and social standing, only to have a family scandal turn tragic when he was eight years old This trauma, and its enduring consequence, would shape Hall s life work as an artist, which began when he took up photography at age eleven.Hall graduated from the University of Kentucky with a




Stopping On The Edge To Wave Reviews (3)

  • The man was obsessed with light Almost every poem mentioned light, lightning, shadows, sun, darkness or rays in some way The poems were boring, convoluted and or repetitive His writing is not at all my style I prefer Bukowski, Neruda, Rosal a De Castro, John Trudell or any of the Bront sisters I enj [..]

  • James Baker Hall is a phenomenally skillful poet This book not only has made me view light differently, but I ve loved examining his exquisite use of language that make metaphor and meaning slip and slide so that every poem wants to be read multiple times. [..]

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