What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes? #(2021)
- Title: What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes?
- Author: Arlene Kim
- ISBN: 9781571314406
- Page: 132
- Format: Paperback
☆ What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes? ↠ Arlene Kim - What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes?, What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes In her stunning debut poetry collection What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes Arlene Kim confronts the ways in which language mythologizes memory and thus exiles us from our own t
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these poems keep thrumming in my whole body, and yes, in my ears indeed deed in down in dawn in drape in maneread WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO OUR EARS in your sea bed or mossy embankment, indeed.
What Have You Done to Our Ears is the debut collection of poetry by first generation American poet Arlene Kim Mixing fairy tales and Korean folk tales, Kim creates a surreal world where family and tradition collide with temptation and danger This is a place where stolen sisters return missing some part and mothers and fathers disappear into the dark milk woods leaving orphaned children Season of the Frog , a personal favorite, is based on a Korean folk tale of a disobedient frog rebelling agains [...]
As seen in Gently Read Literature, January 2012gentlyread.wordpress The Woods of Culture Arlene Kim s What Have You Done to Our Ears to Make Us Hear Echoes invites readers to travel the journey of emigration, through the beauty and confusion that one experiences as they leave their native homeland in order to create a home in a new place One can experience through Kim s work, a hybrid of past and present, a mix of memory and imagination, and can feel the flickering hint of a possible future in a [...]
In time of the crises of the spirit, we are aware of all our need, our need for each other and our need for ourselves, writes Muriel Rukeyser in the introduction to her book, The Life of Poetry, words fitting for the narrative of Arlene Kim s first book of poems, What have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes In Kim s book, a family leaves their home country for another country, unaccustomed to the new customs and language, but trying to find a place for themselves Sometimes the persona i [...]
therumpus 2011 09 your notI felt as if I were in the deep, dark woods, on a loamy earth path, with night all around me, but not frightened , just absorbing the richness of this world, the thickness of the words, and savored.
I fell for Arlene Kim s poetry at the Hugo House Lit Series, but this book cemented that adoration For thoughts on how Kim uses line breaks, imagery, and layout, check out my book review.
American Book Award
There are a couple killer poems in here But over all, the poems didn t get me Or i didn t get them.
Arlene is a wonderful writer, and her craft shines in this first volume of poetry I look forward to reading of her work.
Familiar words, strange feelings.This book inspires me to write verse And string words, phrases And I also enjoyed the acknowledgements and notes
Review at asianamlitfans.
Fables bite back in Arlene Kim s stunning collection.
A mixed lota few were quite good.
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