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Penateuch: The First Five Books

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'If the Tao and the Farmers' Almanac produced an offspring', notes Lisa Jarnot, 'it would be Whit Griffin's Pentateuch.' 'A new poet versed in the old lore', Whit Griffin's poems perform an alchemy of word and world: 'Riddle, oracle, proverb, divination, the poems remind us of so much we have forgotten and so much we never knew. It's as if the words were written back befor ...more
Paperback, 78 pages
Published July 6th 2010 by Skysill Press (first published June 15th 2010)
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Perhaps a reading list for this book would consist of multiple titles by Joscelyn Godwin, as these poems navigate broad waters in search of esoteric spaces for the world to shine sense on. There are shadows here as well. They whisper of infinitely bright minds and they divine the spirit of every reader. I look forward to more from Whit Griffin.
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Attended Bennington College and Brooklyn College, respectively. Was an intern for The Jargon Society. With Andrew Hughes co-founded the journals Tight and BPM.
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