[PDF / Epub] ☆ Objects of Hunger ✩ E. C. Belli – Bluevapours.co.uk By turns stoic and ravaged but always with gutting honesty E C Belli invites readers to consider the smallest rooms of the intimate in this first collection With each poem pared down to an elemental By turns stoic and ravaged but always with gutting honesty E C Belli invites readers to consider the smallest rooms of the intimate in this first collection With each poem pared down to an elemental language both slight and clear Belli’s work exhibits a surprising muscularity in its poise Objects of Hunger explores in reflective raw lyrics the dread and beauty of our inner worlds as expressed through our struggles against the self and the other Each
Objects of Kindle - poem is a slender organism that speaks its own mind unafraid of pathos; the emotions here have been tried on and lived in and the work accrues lyric after lyric page after page In the second section World War I poems are broken down and dismantled as the voices of that era’s poets meld with that of a postpartum mother exposing a shared vernacular among these disparate experiences Other poems in the collection explore the unraveling and entrapments of the domestic but with tenacity in place of softness using a lexicon gathered from Virginia Woolf’s The Waves and Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood among others What emerges is a finely chiseled portrait of intimacy one that takes seriously love and all discord the fracas of reticence and familiarity Belli gives this world to us by way of a throbbing asceticism in an exploration of resignation concession persistence and monstrosity This collection tells what it is to need with abandon .
- 88 pages
- Objects of Hunger
- E. C. Belli
- 16 September 2014 E. C. Belli