Touching the Edge



Touching the Edge Innovative Beat Poet Michael McClure Has Written A Book Of Poems Unlike Any Of His Others These Dharma Devotions Are Fruits Of His Buddhist Mediation Practice Like Bold Calligraphy Moving Vertically Down A White Scroll, They Surprise The Eye And Mind, Awakening Us To A Heightened Sense Of Everyday Things.

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Touching the Edge book, this is one of the most wanted Michael McClure author readers around the world.

[Reading] ➿ Touching the Edge  Author Michael McClure – Josephfedericonjmet.us
  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Touching the Edge
  • Michael McClure
  • English
  • 08 June 2017
  • 1570624402

10 thoughts on “Touching the Edge

  1. Josiah Miller says:

    Amazing Some of these devotions are jaw droppingly beautiful and some are just ugly, but they all are thought provoking and are ugly and beautiful for a reason It makes me feel like i want to start reading this over again but i might let it sink in first.

  2. Joe M says:

    The Bay area poet Michael McClure first came to prominence in the Beat era This book, subtitled Dharma Devotions from the Hummingbird Sangha consists of 99 poems split into three sections of 33 poems McClure s attention to aesthetic beauty is well realized in the poems form uncluttered vertically oriented with a frequent use of all capitalized words and centered at the page, sometimes directly dropping down and sometimes drifting slightly askew, as if blown by the wind In terms of conte The Bay area poet Michael McClure first came to prominence in the Beat era This book, subtitled Dharma Devotions from the Hummingbird Sangha consists of 99 poems split into three sections of 33 poems McClure s attention to aesthetic beauty is well realized in the poems form uncluttered vertically oriented with a frequent use of all capitalized words and centered at the page, sometimes directly dropping down and sometimes drifting slightly askew, as if blown by the wind In terms of content, the Buddhist influence that has informed McClure s latest work is clear The poems are loaded with natural imagery, especially a plethora of types of birds and flowers, as well as other Eastern images such as bells, incense, dragons yet McClure is careful not to exclude man made objects either, emphasiz...

  3. Mat says:

    Beautiful, poignant, moving Buddhist flavored poetry, in the same vein as his collection Plum Stones.McClure s poetry has achieved a remarkable refinement and sophistication as a result of his studies into Buddhism In these poems, you can feel his gentleness and spirit as he explores the delicacy of fruit, the poetry in motion of animals such as deers and raccoons as well as the ephemeral delicacy of twigs covered in lichen or paint or ink splashed across the page The way he gets the reader to Beautiful, poignant, moving Buddhist flavored poetry, in the same vein as his collection Plum Stones.McClure s poetry has achieved a remarkable refinement and sophistication as a result of his studies into Buddhism In these poems, you can feel his gentleness and spirit as he explores the delicacy of fruit, the poetry in motion of animals such as deers and raccoons as well as the ephemeral delicacy of twigs covered in lichen or paint or ink splashed across the page The way he gets the reader to center his eye and attention on the center of the page with only a few words on each line often only one word helps us glide t...

  4. Mills College Library says:

    811.54 M1286to 1999

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