By Brenda Hillman
The poems in Brenda Hillman's new assortment, a better half quantity to her fresh demise Tratates, provide a dynamic imaginative and prescient of a universe based at the tensions among gentle and darkish, lifestyles and non-existence, female and male, spirit and subject. knowledgeable partially via Gnostic recommendations of the separate soul looking for its divine origins ("spirit held through matter"). This dualistic imaginative and prescient is solid in modern phrases and seeks solution of those tensions via attractiveness.
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And where did I ﬁrst glimpse him? On the stairs, running to recess? or at prayer, among the nuns in their dark hoods? He’d touched the back of his neck, where my eyes had fallen, and it was like his name, which ﬁt like a glove you’d outgrown, then worn through the wet afternoon— 39 2. Taking dictation, my pencil slipped. She asked me to copy my errors; I watched as they grew. Say each twenty times and it’s yours, she said. Madame, I replied, I cannot speak these words: they belong to the page, and will not come off of it, to sit on my tongue.
They are a hundred for $8 or maybe a hundred for $4—either way a better deal than you’ll ﬁnd elsewhere. Before jumping the boy waves his arms like wings. He is mad, he thinks Look! I’m a bird. I am a diver with my face mask & air tube. Now he is dead. But the girl isn’t dead: she’s scared. I follow the couple to where they glimpsed her; halfway through the tunnel I see her cowering, though I don’t think she sees me. I feign exhaustion, take my foot in my hand, drop something for her to eat, she’s so thin.
Where is the question of the mysterious domain, addressed in the fourth section of the second part. What you ﬁnd when you’re lost you can’t look for, I’d argued: you’d have to get lost to ﬁnd it again. Stupid thing to have said, though it was true. And where did I ﬁrst glimpse him? On the stairs, running to recess? or at prayer, among the nuns in their dark hoods? He’d touched the back of his neck, where my eyes had fallen, and it was like his name, which ﬁt like a glove you’d outgrown, then worn through the wet afternoon— 39 2.
Bright Existence by Brenda Hillman