The brutal poetics of Li-Young Lee

I think I have found a new favorite poet. The ease of brutality, of meloncholy in the words. Each bit of langauge a complex symbol, carrying the weight of several meaning. Absolutely layered and haunting and just, just, just

Beautiful.

Check some of it out:
Here, here,  and here

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One thought on “The brutal poetics of Li-Young Lee

  1. I think you have good taste. Aaron, FW Poetry Guru, went through a work shop with Li-Young Lee a while back, and still sings his praises. The two of you could go on for hours, I’d bet.

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