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4.14  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A colossal jungle. Two suns. The sea on fire. If the mind were a place, what might it look like? Under Glass is an ambitious new collection by one of the most exciting young poets writing today. "The things that are really big and really close are too big and too close to be seen." Gregory Kan’s second book is a dialogue between a series of prose poems, following a protago ...more
Paperback, 76 pages
Expected publication: August 15th 2019 by Auckland University Press
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Simon Sweetman
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This dude is a masterful poet. Utterly masterful. Looking forward to third, fourth and fifth rounds of this book already...
Marcus Hobson
Mar 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An extraordinary book of poetry that takes you on a world of different journeys. Rather than simply a collection of poems, this is a series of prose poems that follow two distinct threads. As the reader we are disorientated, it takes time to find a thread on which to anchor ourselves.

Eventually, these distinct threads will emerge, helped by the way the text is set, the lines of some stories double spaced, while the others are single spaced and tightly boxed together. In the widely spaced narrati
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