The Book of a Thousand Eyes

by Lyn Hejinian

1000 Eyes

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Hejinian, cornerstone of the contemporary American experimental writing scene, offers an avant-garde almanac of poems, prose fables and writings that don't fit neatly into any category.

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Not Your Parents' Poems: A 2012 Poetry Preview

Fans of Hejinian, a difficult-to-categorize cornerstone of the contemporary American experimental writing scene, have a lot of book to look forward to. Her latest is a doorstopper, a kind of impractical almanac of avant-garde poetry: It won't tell you when it's going to rain, but it will tell you, for instance, that "there were seven clouds. They were quite distinct from each other, and each bore its own rain." Hejinian sets this jumble of poems, prose fables and writings that don't fit

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