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Kay Ryan ï 3 characters free read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kay Ryan download Erratic Facts T has characterized her singular voice over the course of than 20 years her mind is sharper than ever her imagination eccentric and daring Erratic Facts solidifies Ryan’s place at the pinnacle of American poetry and proves that she will remain among the leading innovators in literary histor. I stumbled across this collection at the MLA and I picked it up because the first several poems simply grabbed me I ve been challenging myself to read collections of poetry so that s something I sometimes do pick up a volume and see if it talks to me As a result I don t read any poetry that I don t already like a lot There s so much of it in the world that it seems silly to spend time on something that doesn t talk to youI d never heard of Kay Ryan but as it turns out I m hardly making some deep discovery She s won a Pulitzer and been the US Poet Laureate so there s really nowhere up to go from there That s the nature of 21st Century American poetry I guess even the stars are obscure That makes the broad acknowledgement of Mary Oliver s death so startling most of us simply don t know our poetsRyan s poems are all short She works with a line length well less than a breath and her work has a zen koan uality to it She boils her insights down to s

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Kay Ryan ï 3 characters free read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kay Ryan download Erratic Facts Kay Ryan a classic American poet John Freeman is acclaimed for her highly intelligible deeply insightful poems Erratic Facts is her first new collection since the Pulitzer Prize winning The Best of It and it is animated with her signature swift lucid lyrical styleAt once witty and melancholy. I like Ryan s haiku esue sensibility her poems are longer than haiku but she uses consistently short line lengths and internal rhymes to achieve a haiku s sense of breath brief transience structure and formal discipline If you haven t read Ryan before you might wonder whether her use of the same formal constraints again and again gets boring over time but strangely it doesn t no than Basho s repeated use of the 5 7 5 form doesIn poems so short so exposed it d be difficult to hide any fact fudging any unearned pretension poems shaped like these seem almost constitutionally unable to hide a lie any than a clearly written mathematical proof can and this sets the terms for an intensely honest meeting of minds between the writer and the reader In fact I read an interview with Ryan in Poets Writers magazine last year where she tells of how she discarded a seemingly perfectly good poem she wrote about trees when she realized she had gotten one of her facts about botany wrong you ve

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Kay Ryan ï 3 characters free read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kay Ryan download Erratic Facts Playful and heartfelt Ryan examines enormous subjects existence consciousness love loss in compact poems that have immensely powerful resonance Sly rhymes and strong cadences lend remarkable musicality to her incisive wisdom While these pieces are composed of the same brevity and vitality tha. Ryan s an original but as I was reading this I kept thinking about why I associate her often with Dickinson both write very succinct poems and have a strong penchant for assertive declarative sentences that can sound like homilies But really their similarities end right about there Dickinson is much dramatic I felt a funeral in my brain or Dare you see the soul at the white heat I can t imagine such drama from Ryan Ryan is decidedly much at a remove in her poems almost clinical making her homilies much homely At her best she s very wise but understated at her worst she s wise guy than wise But all in all I really enjoy almost anything Ryan writes she s thinking deeply but not in an ostentatious theory meets poetry type of way that usually gets the lion s share of critical attention Who else can come up with a uiet profound little gem like the following The First of Never by Kay RyanNever dawnsas thoughit were a dayand risesOur day sensesays a daycan be out waitedSo


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    (PDF/EPUB) [Erratic Facts] ☆ Kay Ryan I like Ryan's haiku esue sensibility her poems are longer than haiku but she uses consistently short line lengths and internal rhymes to achieve a haiku's sense of breath brief transience structure and formal discipline If you haven't read Ryan before you might wonder whether her use of the same formal constraints again and again gets boring over time but strangely it doesn't no than Basho's repeated use of the 5 7 5 fo

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Erratic Facts] ☆ Kay Ryan I just didn’t connect with these poems shrugs

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Erratic Facts] ☆ Kay Ryan I really wasn't a fan of most of these poems but I like this oneAs if engine parts could be wrenched out at random and the car would still start and sound even hearts can go with chambers broken open

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    Kay Ryan ï 3 characters free read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kay Ryan (PDF/EPUB) [Erratic Facts] ☆ Kay Ryan I stumbled across this collection at the MLA and I picked it up because the first several poems simply grabbed me I’ve been challenging myself to read collections of poetry so that’s something I sometimes do pick up a volume and see if it talks to me As a result I don’t read any poetry that I don’t already like a lot There’s so much of it in the world that it seems silly to spend time on something that doesn’t talk to

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    free read ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kay Ryan (PDF/EPUB) [Erratic Facts] ☆ Kay Ryan I'm on record as being a fan of minimalist poetry Just desserts here Kay Ryan is a minimalist's minimalist And she packs a Pulitzer to boot and as we all know THOSE boots are made for walking Like Twiggy Ryan's poe

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