Download PDF by Kimiko Hahn: Brain Fever: Poems

By Kimiko Hahn

ISBN-10: 0393243354

ISBN-13: 9780393243352

ISBN-10: 0393354407

ISBN-13: 9780393354409

Rooted in conventional eastern aesthetics and meditations on modern neuroscience, a beautiful new quantity from a necessary American poet.

Acclaimed as "one of the main interesting lady poets of our time" (BOMB), Kimiko Hahn is a shape-shifter, a poet who seeks novel kinds for her totally unique subject material and "stands as a welcome voice of experimentation and fervour" (Bloomsbury Review). In Brain Fever, Hahn integrates the hot findings of technological know-how, historic eastern aesthetics, and observations from her existence as a girl, spouse, mom, daughter, and artist.

Rooted in meditations on modern neuroscience, Brain Fever takes as its topic the mysteries of the human mind—the nature of desires and stories, the potentially illusory nature of linear time, the complexity of conveying like to a baby. in a single poem, "A Bowl of Spaghetti," she cites a comparability that researchers draw among unraveling "the hundreds of thousands of miles of wires within the [human] mind" and "untangling a bowl of spaghetti," and hence she untangles a reminiscence of her personal: "I have an outdated picture: Rei in her excessive chair closely / selecting every one strand to mash in her mouth. // used to be she ? was once that sailor gown from mom? / Did I cook dinner that sauce from scratch? if that is so, there has been a carrot within the pot."

Equally encouraged by way of Sei Shonagon's tenth-century Pillow Book and the newest findings of cognitive study, Brain Fever is an exhilarating mix of the well timed and the timeless.

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