Selected Poems

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  • Title: Selected Poems
  • Author: Pierre Reverdy
  • ISBN: 9780916390464
  • Page: 212
  • Format: Paperback
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  • Pierre Reverdy

    Pierre Reverdy September 13, 1889 June 17, 1960 was a French poet whose works were inspired by and subsequently proceeded to influence the provocative art movements of the day, Surrealism, Dadaism and Cubism The loneliness and spiritual apprehension that ran through his poetry appealed to the Surrealist credo He, though, remained independent of the prevailing isms, searching for something beyond their definitions His writing matured into a mystical mission seeking, as he wrote the sublime simplicity of reality enpedia wiki Pierre_R

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  • I was listening to a podcast of Ashbery and Padgett on their new translations of Reverdy who sounds absolutely fascinating This quote, on his reflections on puddles as he walked the streets alone, stuck in my mind the water, from the sky, was full of stars.


  • A blue tinged patch in the sky in the forest, clearingsquite green but in town where pattern imprisons is, the archof the porch circle, the squares of windows, the diamond shapesof the roofs Lines, nothing but lines, for he convenience of humanstructures In my head lines, nothing but lines if only I could makea little order of them Strokes and Figures, translated by Mary Ann Caws pg 9 It is so hot that the air vibrates and any noise becomes deafening.Packs of ferocious dogs are barking Through t [...]


  • Pierre Reverdy Selected Poems Selected by Mary Ann Caws translated by John Ashberry, Mary Ann Caws and Patricia TerryPierre Reverdy is a French writer of the 1920s who was involved in the surrealist movement and a circle of painter friends, as far as I gather This book was lent to me by a poet friend who told me that I write a bit like him and would like Revery s poems A review also said my poems were surrealistic, so maybe But I like Reverdy even if I cannot tell if there are any similarities L [...]


  • I actually have an old New Directions bilingual edition translated by Kenneth Rexroth French surrealist poets were one of my first literary loves, but Reverdy s cubist poems are the ones I still return to He was a big influence back when I wrote poetry and no matter how many times I reread these selected poems I become lost in the surface simplicity that quickly becomes overwhelmingly complex The color which night decomposes The table where they sit In it s glass chimney The lamp is a heart empt [...]




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