By A. R. Ammons

A. R. Ammons es uno de los mayores poeta s anglosajones del siglo XX. Harold Bloom lo considera uno de los últimos canónicos. Para presentarlo al lector español, hemos elegido su obra más ambiciosa, un largo poema related a Canto a mi mismo de Whitman, los Cuatro cuartetos de Eliot o a Notas para una ficción suprema de Wallace Stevens. Basura es un poema sobre l. a. materia, sobre los angeles realidad del cosmos que formamos hombres, animales y partículas. Algunos críticos lo han definido como «una épica de las ideas». Y eso es precisamente este libro: los angeles última épica posible. Además del largo poema titulado #Basura#, se incluyen también otros poemas breves, representativos del extraordinario arte de Ammons.

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18 Proof a cloying foetor and her view of sky blue sky suddenly Recalled laughter. Should have ended “Would have hovered In the air”? Fearless and alone up there (we drove for hours) Or the unfinished floor of the attic (which had to be emptied) treacherous As love itself suggests itself a gesture Why bother She should have died hereafter . . ” Nearly two weeks of willed survival, hoping to be discovered. Living on nothing. ) The moments stuck as they are whether you survive them or not if stuck is what I mean to say when I mean to say memory’s already revising it whatever it once .

I have brought you a theory no I’m not sure but we may need to distribute Person Place Thing Idea the jury still deliberating It all happened on the same day he said and settled down on cue to some highly crafted reminiscing child corner piano religion piano children corner religion Piano instruction / corner a verb Religion money fame The film followed a herd of cows through a typical day. She probably has more self-confidence than my other friends. The returning astronauts waved to the cheering crowd.

Up to downriver to undo the fluent liar oiling our troubled slaughter. He’d have us dotting the eyes of a storm of forms until ill but we’ll not sew to sewer more saltwater waves we wavers. See underwater and also under Under. Rum numbers, numb members. Another bad dad had by hurt, another bird in the band flown like water. A shroud of cloud tears to show how slow clowning around drowns distrusted intelligence out, like, it’s all in your head (waters). Blurred word in these submerged streets: bad weather for bed wetters is best for our bettors.

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