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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.

Gregory Kan’s second book is a dialogue between a series of prose poems, following a protagonist through a mysterious and threatening landscape, and a series of verse poems, driven
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Paperback, 76 pages
Published August 15th 2019 by Auckland University Press (first published 2019)
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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
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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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Carolyn DeCarlo
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Gregory Kan's second book of poetry, like his debut, flashes the reader with glimpses of two half-worlds. We get another glimpse at the personal -- this time, on display without a lens or even, really, a frame -- and a construct -- this time, a game devised by Kan and friends to create, combine, and preserve other worlds within their own poems. While the first, more personal flash is perhaps more emotionally engaging to the reader, it is the second split side that fascinates me. How can somethin ...more
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