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By Christopher Bakken

“We’d no longer slept in days, in any other case we have been/ nonetheless sleeping—who may well tell?” a person asks within the starting poem of Eternity & Oranges. The voices we come across during this publication communicate at the verge of disappearance, from locations marked via disintegration and terror. Christopher Bakken's poems are acts of conjuring. They flow from the genuine political landscapes of Greece, Italy, and Romania, into extra surreal areas the place heritage comes alive and the summoned useless converse. within the officially various lengthy poem, “Kouros/Kore,” but additionally during this book’s terse and harrowing dream songs, Bakken writes with devastating strength, at each flip “Guilty of the crime of compliment” whereas “begging for an antidote to beauty.”

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