The Fall

The Fall✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Fall By D. Nurkse ✸ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk In this elegant collection D Nurkse elegizes a lost father a foreshortened childhood and a young marriage From the drenched lawns of suburbia to the streets of Brooklyn he delivers up the small but cr In this elegant collection D Nurkse elegizes a lost father a foreshortened childhood and a young marriage From the drenched lawns of suburbia to the streets of Brooklyn he delivers up the small but crucial epiphanies that propel an American coming of age and chronicles the development of a tender yet exacting consciousness As the diversions of childhood prefigure the heartbreak of adulthood Nurkse captures the exuisite sadness of each small “fall” that carries us further from our early innocence In the book’s final section the poet turns to face mortality with a series of stirring poems about illness in midlife Throughout Nurkse celebrates the sheer strangeness of our perceptions in a language that is both astute and surpassingly lyrical From the Hardcover edition. InitialsWe’d been drawing in chalksurprised they would allow usto sign the worldWe made the grid for a gamea ladder to paradiseI wrote her nameShe entered mineI inscribed a heart she the dateWe’d been given everythingthe little dusty boxthe road stretchingall the way to the neighbor’s housethe threshold the invisible watcherthe huge hour until sunsetThe GiftI cradled that brimming bedpanand tiptoed as with a sleeping childtoward the toilet at E 13so the nurse would not commenton color odor and consistencyWhere the stripe in the lino forksI met you taking your first stepsunder orders from the master surgeonto reach the power doors and returnin under ten minutes—it wouldn’t countunless you actually touched themas we passed I felt I was bringing youa great gift lifeoverflowing in its abundancethough I knew at any momentthe nurse would come runningto wipe away the trail of drops

The Fall MOBI ¼ Paperback
  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • The Fall
  • D. Nurkse
  • English
  • 04 October 2015
  • 9780375709760