Running Away from Russia: Fuggendo Via Dalla Russia (Bordighera Poetry Prize, 3)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Publication Date:December 2001
Poetry. Translated into the Italian by Luigi Fontanella. The winner of the Borgighera Poetry Prize, RUNNING AWAY FROM RUSSIA is "dense with complex imagery. The poet [makes] a raid upon the inarticulate. This poet knows what [she] is after. A passage in the first poem says 'Sometimes I think it's a race / between what I know / and what the poem can tell me.' That kind of self-consciousness runs through many of the poems, and it's a liberating quality, not an inhibiting one. There are superb transformational moments in this poetry"-W.S. Di Piero, comments from the Judge's Report.
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