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Left Having

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Poetry. LEFT HAVING is the second full-length collection from poet Jesse Seldess. "One sees lines coming into being going out of existence. Taken that way, the words turning toward lines, seeing them become one another as they differ among themselves and dissipate into words and as spaces, this reader virtually floats and within this active resting state practices an incre ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Kenning Editions
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Roz Ito
Aug 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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In Left Having, Jesse Seldess creates a beautifully solemn, highly attuned reading environment made of words. The words sculpt the white space of the page the way that objects sculpt the physical space of an art installation—I find myself circling back and around these spare lines of verse to pause & consider them from all aspects as if I were in a gallery or museum—and the words also sculpt the quiet of the reader’s silent reading mind with their shifting, evolving sounds.

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