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Astoria (Pitt Poetry Series) by Malena Mörling

By Malena Mörling

Astoria examines the transitory actual global of the physique and displays at the seamless caliber of the current second. Surrounded by means of the push and noise of trains, highways, and supermarket checkout traces, the narrator of those poems creates an intimate house during which to contemplate the ephemeral nature of daily issues and the deeper meanings that may underlie all of them. “It is fantastic / we are not extra amazed,” one poem muses, “The global / is the following / after which it's gone.” The poems in Astoria get to the bottom of the hidden in the seen, and make contact with our innate questions of longing, objective, and existence.

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