Alpha Ruins by Charles Borkhuis

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Alpha Ruins was written as a collection of poems of sensual abstraction that attempts to advance the perimeters of a post-modern critical-lyric. The project was to create poems that work in the gap between the analytical, social, and semiotic concerns of contemporary "language" writing and that of a more dream-like, mythic, existential awareness of the body as an ontological presence in the writing process.

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Published September 20, 2000 by Bucknell University Press. 112 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Picking up somewhere within the fifth section of the ""Waste Land,"" Borkuis's poems pick through deserted contemporary landscapes where the dead and living intermingle with a chilling ease: ""details drain/ little lights into people/ now and at the hour of our recycling/ rain grows upwards/ in t...

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