July 18, 2017 13:17
Google Books
Ozone Journal from "Ozone Journal"   Bach’s cantata in B-flat minor in the cassette, we lounged under the greenhouse-sky, the UVBs hacking at the acids and oxides and then I could hear the difference   between an oboe and a bassoon at the river’s edge under cover— trees breathed in our respiration;   there was something on the other side of the river, something both of us were itching toward—   radical bonds were broken, history became science. We were never the same.   The title poem of Peter Balakian's Ozone Journal is a sequence of fifty-four short sections, each a poem in itself, recounting the speaker's memory of excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a crew of television journalists in 2009. These memories spark others—the dissolution of his marriage, his life as a young single parent in Manhattan in the nineties, visits and conversations with a cousin dying of AIDS—creating a montage that has the feel of history as lived experience. Bookending this sequence are shorter lyrics that..
روزانه های اوزون
پیتر بالاکیان
دانشگاه شیکاگو. ۲۰۱۵

چندی پیش، این کتاب برنده پولیتزر شعر امسال ۲۰۱۶ شد.
بالاکیان شاعر ارمنی تبار امریکایی است و "روزانه های اوزون" شعری است در پنجاه و شش قطعه که هر قطعه خود شعری به تمامی ست و به یاد قربانیان نسل کشی ارامنه.

Channel information
Channel statistic
All publications
Get it on Google Play