THE OPPOSITE OF DIMINISHMENT
Amy King, the new Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere, nota benes on Bruna Mori's Derive; click on excerpt for the entirety of Amy's (May 4) post's carefully crafted violence:
Bruna Mori is a little bit pleasant to look at. Her poems are a little bit pleasant to look at too. What’s the inverse of exaggeration? A diminishment? The previous statements are diminishments. Whatever you think of these proclamations, the poems in Bruna Mori’s most recent book, Dérive (Meritage Press), act in opposition to such inversions: they focus down on the delicate and spotlight the potentials of vision, vision as it is tied to thought and swollen with time’s constant birthing departure, in symbiotic unison.
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