Beyond This Dark House by Guy Gavriel Kay

By Guy Gavriel Kay

Prior to man Gavriel Kay turned recognized for his groundbreaking works of speculative fiction he was once an finished poet, his paintings showing in significant literary journals comparable to The Antigonish overview and Prism. over the years, whereas writing his dramatic overseas bestsellers, Kay has persevered to quietly discover the trails and bounds of poetry as well.

Now for the 1st time, man Gavriel Kay's poetry has been accrued and chosen for publication.

Readers of up to date poetry might be captivated by way of the beautiful craft and gear of those poems. a few are ironic and austere, slyly tracing the interaction of author and international, current and earlier; others are sensual, even erotic, charting the mercurial yet abiding nature of passion-in love, in language, in background.

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They were still, until it turned dark. Under the trees there was only a statue with both hands broken off. 2. A Woman That night: unapproachable, she kisses nobody— alone in her fear that no one will be found to kiss her. With five star-fingers she hides a tuft of white hair, and she is so beautiful as the denial of her most beautiful self. 3. Why L· it our fault? Under your tongue are the delicate sprigs of brill, seeds from grapes and peach fibers. In the shade cast by your eyelashes there is warm country.

Poor music; if you can fit, come in through the hole in the neighborhood's elbow. * Tellos Agras is the pseudonym of Evangelos Ioannou (1899-1944), the poet and critic. From 1923 to 1940 he wrote poems ranging from the bucolic mode to the late Symbolist mode, the latter under the influence of Moreas and Laforgue. " ο 33 34 o TO IAIO A2TEPI T H E SAME STAR Drenched, the roofs glisten in the moon's light. T h e women wrap themselves in their shawls. They rush to hide in their houses. If they hover a little longer on the threshold, the moon will catch them crying.

But the shoes are full of holes and muddy; the couples hurry down the street; they don't listen. A man stops u p against the wall. No, he doesn't hear you. He glues something to the wall. Only the knife on the table is a thought, a flash of light. Poor music; if you can fit, come in through the hole in the neighborhood's elbow. * Tellos Agras is the pseudonym of Evangelos Ioannou (1899-1944), the poet and critic. From 1923 to 1940 he wrote poems ranging from the bucolic mode to the late Symbolist mode, the latter under the influence of Moreas and Laforgue.

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