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Points of Balance / Puntos de Apoyo

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Cuban-born New York poet Pablo Medina's bilingual fulcros are six-line poems that, as he writes, "combine the dialectic of the sonnet with the imagistic power of the haiku... shaping language and silence into a point of balance floating in the ocean of time." These short poems, which are not translations of each other, draw us into an intellectual condition: Spanish and En ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published March 22nd 2005 by Four Way Books (first published March 2005)
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Very difficult poetry in both Spanish and English (not translations). Medina's use of language is incredible, but not for the novice.
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