Download My Tired Father by Gellu Naum PDF

By Gellu Naum

First released in Romania in 1972, My drained Father is an autobiographical college, an assisted cut-up. In phrases and diction lifted from outdated books and renowned magazines, Naum demonstrates that wish is a positive principle—and that the spirit of Surrealism isn't really reducible to a interval kind or rhetoric.

Born in Bucharest in 1915, Gellu Naum used to be a relevant determine in Romanian Surrealism earlier than the second one international warfare. heavily associated with the painter Victor Brauner, Naum collaborated with Jacques Hérold, Gherasim Luca, Paul Paun, Dolfi Trost, Virgil Teodorescu, and Perahim, between others, in pursuing the Surrealist event in Paris and Bucharest.

Show description

Read or Download My Tired Father PDF

Best poetry books

Gone (New California Poetry, Volume 7)

This number of new poems via some of the most revered poets within the usa makes use of motifs of enhance and restoration, doubt and conviction—in an emotional relation to the identified global. Heralded as "one of our most important, unclassifiable writers" by way of the Voice Literary complement, Fanny Howe has released greater than twenty books and is the recipient of the Gold Medal for Poetry from the Commonwealth membership of California.

Canti: Poems (Bilingual Edition)

Giacomo Leopardi is Italy's maximum sleek poet, the 1st eu author to painting and view the self in a manner that feels well-known to us at the present time. a superb classical student and patriot, he explored metaphysical loneliness in solely unique methods. even though he died younger, his impression used to be huge, immense, and it really is no exaggeration to claim that every one glossy poetry, not just in Italian, derives indirectly from his paintings.

Moortown Diary

Initially released in 1979, Moortown Diary is the up-to-date model of Ted Hughes's acclaimed Devon farming series, written over a interval of a number of years in which he used to be spending virtually on a daily basis outdoor, both gardening or farming. The advent and notes (added in 1989) cartoon within the history from which those amazing poems emerged as an improvised verse magazine, sparely edited, coalescing spontaneously at the web page.

Thieves' Latin (Iowa Poetry Prize)

Ah, Writ occurs, just like the con males who depend upon thieves' Latin to ply their exchange, the poems in Peter Jay Shippy's award-winning assortment do not play good with different poems. they're tricky. They rave. they're unsettling and blunt. They crash automobiles and journey tsunamis and hitch rides on tugs. additionally they supply a modern, ironic, and smooth view of the USA, the entire whereas layering wordplay, cleverness, and sentiment.

Additional info for My Tired Father

Sample text

Prepare yourselves for a rigorous chill, be urgently chiffoned. NEAK AND MOKE NEAR We're so close to the ocean I can taste it, like the volcanic in Picasso. A hand can fit perfectly over a mouth. I know about the thighbone, but what's this connected to? A. Compare this with the habits of the wife of Bath, her passing breezes, the stolen pear, tallied for change, tailed to the last, her little Spanish clock. This star plane is mechanical, it's having us on. What long teeth you have. HERCri,EH CONQUERS ACHELOUS As luck conducts the inner man, a trumped up art will fly beneath the wings.

All this planetary turning on a hinge. My head is fair but plain, thinking of Rutherford. I was looking in the window of a newer Canaan, but the dew on its lilies tasted like salt. This piece of my mind is just beyond the hammering, a dog in the yard drifting like trash. Every season cannot be thought at once, even when the world can name it. VIEWLESS FLOODS OF HEAT So much for swans. " Being vernal, I've had it with desire. A winter scene middled and rung, with its brilliant use of stupefaction.

Something clearer beyond the polished glass. THE SKIRT OF NICHT A painted tree shadows the river. In a compound eye, nature leans away from struggle, the name is implied. See how he is taken by one hand, or by his leg, a starry gas beating overhead. From the eastern balcony, horizon blinks like a bug. The paradox of counting spreads its ink across the page, a signature more built than drafted. To see or not see. Do you read or hear it? As if by hunger, earth empties its mind. OF WHICH OCCASION I SHAM, TO SI'KAK HAVK AIÏAIN Look at the base, asking to be stolen.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 48 votes

Author: admin