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By Janet Kauffman
The poems in Eco-dementia took form in a single decade of the author’s existence. In 3 sections, Kauffman displays on insanities and devastations, from the private to the worldwide. From her father’s Alzheimer’s and the ravaged international of his brain to the horrors of Abu Ghraib, storm Katrina, and pollutants in Lake Erie, in addition to the planetary-wide ecological disaster of weather switch. but regardless of this devastation, it really is attainable to enclose ourselves in mild and air, to the touch the tall grasses we like, to step into water and colour and consider an excessive, short-term pleasure. Kauffman’s poems express the bliss in the elemental richness of the wildlife and in addition the violent distortions and grief at its devastation. Like studying a brand new language, we will be able to see and listen to phrases, occasionally figuring out so truly and different occasions certainly not. Or as Kauffman’s father places it, “I be aware of the place you reside, yet I don’t understand who you are.”
The language of those poems is the actual fabric of a broken global. Readers of contemporary and experimental poetry will treasure this collection.
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