"These poems do even more than blur the road among phantasm and fact: they evoke that brilliant contradiction of dreaming within which the true and unreal exist in ideal simultaneity."—The Georgia Review
A guy plays complete days from his existence as a drama, on a daily basis at domestic in his condo. He is going to nice lengths to be as reasonable as attainable, strolling round the condo and tending to daily enterprise. in simple terms at evening, while he sits by way of himself within the kitchen, does he peek every now and then on the window to glimpse his viewers. He will not thoroughly abandon the inspiration that somebody is on the market. it truly is like should you stand at the touchdown, in entrance of a closed door, and also you can not help pondering that somebody is looking at during the peephole.
With a dozen poems formerly released in The Paris Review, Carsten René Nielsen is already a well-recognized identify to US poetry readers. those darkish prose poems—reminiscent of Charles Simic—map out a uniquely ecu territory with chilling, cinematic clarity.
Award-winning Danish poet Carsten René Nielsen is the writer of 9 books of poetry, together with his US debut The international lower Out with Crooked Scissors (2007). His poems seem in The Paris Review, Agni, Circumference, Mid-American Review, Mississippi Review, and in other places. He lives in Aarhus, Denmark.
David Keplinger's poetry awards contain the Colorado e-book Award, T.S. Eliot Prize, an NEA fellowship, and provides from the Danish Arts Council. He directs the MFA application at American collage in Washington, DC.