That Other Beauty (2020)

That Other Beauty Karen Enns That Other Beauty Poetry In her debut collection Karen Enns s focus is the beauty present to us in almost every moment however mundane or apparently lost Her argument is that the act of attention itself is the most f
  • Title: That Other Beauty
  • Author: Karen Enns
  • ISBN: 9781894078801
  • Page: 321
  • Format: Paperback
That Other Beauty Karen Enns Poetry In her debut collection, Karen Enns s focus is the beauty present to us in almost every moment, however mundane or apparently lost Her argument is that the act of attention itself is the most fundamental of these beauties THAT OTHER BEAUTY ranges across memories of a farm childhood, and further back, to the Mennonite exodus from Russia We encounter immigrants, fPoetry In her debut collection, Karen Enns s focus is the beauty present to us in almost every moment, however mundane or apparently lost Her argument is that the act of attention itself is the most fundamental of these beauties THAT OTHER BEAUTY ranges across memories of a farm childhood, and further back, to the Mennonite exodus from Russia We encounter immigrants, furnace repairmen and grocers, dead cats, a raven lifting into the clear, bright density of rain Enns meditates on Bach, on solitude, and on exile both accidental and imposed, weaving darkness and light with great fidelity and authority.
That Other Beauty Karen Enns

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One thought on “That Other Beauty

  1. Miz Moffatt

    Second person narrative abounds in Karen Enns s That Other Beauty, a device made devious as the reader never discovers who that mysterious you should be Is it Enns inserting thoughts into our heads Is she unsure how to inhabit an outsider s perspective Is it the dreaded Puffed Up Poet rearing her high brow for all to paw at with tear soaked hankies Imprecise, colourless language and clouded narrative voice confounded what could have been a decent poetic debut I could sense Enns floating somewher [...]

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