By Rick Hilles
The poems that make up A Map of the misplaced World variety from tightly-wrought shorter lyrics to longer autobiographical narratives to styles of homage (in numerous varieties) of poets that Hilles admires and emulates (including Richard Hugo, James Wright, James Merrill and Larry Levis) to prolonged voice-driven meditations, one within the voice of a German Jewish girl, a prisoner who could break out a French focus camp and pass directly to struggle within the French resistance, to different efforts to confront background and never be wolfed by way of heritage, and to find, even resuscitate, pals misplaced to dying, if basically provisionally; even though every one poem in A Map of the misplaced World is extremely crafted and diversely rendered, during this assortment, every one poem unearths its unifying impulse in it’s maker’s wish to span monstrous distances to arrive family, cherished others, many of the households of buddies, fueled through a nearly gymnastic mind's eye that vaults itself into nearly any space—going to nearly any length—sustained by means of a few of the types of love, which, finally, could be as shut as any people has come (in this or any lifestyles) to realizing and warming ourselves, if no longer additionally now and then being scalded by way of, the immortal fires of the Infinite.
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A Map of the Lost World (Pitt Poetry Series) by Rick Hilles