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The second book of speculative poetry by Laotian American writer Bryan Thao Worra, BARROW includes all-new poems as well as journals such as Whistling Shade, Northography and Tales of the Unanticipated between 1991-2009. BARROW continues an experimental journey across cultures and language to examine themes of multiplicity and meaning in an uncertain universe.
Paperback, 92 pages
Published 2009 by Sam's Dot Publishing
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Reading good poetry leaves me feeling at a complete loss to review it. Any descriptions I might cobble together seem so lame compared to the poetic mojo. It leaps! I want to say. As if that’s the best that can be said on the subject, and I guess it is, coming from me.

I appreciate many kinds of poetry, but the standard always comes back to Robert Bly’s notions about the leaping sort. It’s the word play of image and sound and sense and sensation, the outcome being an enchantment of intuited assoc...more
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Dec 30, 2011 Bryan Worra rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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¡ POETRY !: Metropolis by Bryan Thao Worra 1 11 Feb 03, 2012 12:43PM  
Bryan Thao Worra is the first Laotian American writer to hold a Fellowship in Literature from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the award-winning author of several books including On The Other Side Of The Eye, BARROW, Winter Ink, Tanon Sai Jai, Touching Detonations, and The Tuk-Tuk Diaries: My Dinner With Cluster Bombs.

He is the creative works editor for the Journal of Southeast Asian Ame...more
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