Square Inch Hours: Poems (Paperback)

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A poetic meditation, Square Inch Hours draws on elements from fiction, memoir, daybook, and reverie, piecing together moments in the aftermath of a breakdown. With adamant attentiveness, the speaker turns his focus to reality in its minute particulars: the palsied hand of a grocery clerk; copulating flies on a windowsill; a deep gouge, like a bullet hole, in his apartment door. The title Square Inch Hours expresses his urge to capture each moment, as in the square of a photograph. Through intense sensual perception, he begins to reconnect with the world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780393356670
ISBN-10: 0393356671
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: January 2019
Pages: 80
Language: English