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Like the ancient medical text by Hippocrates that gives this book its title, Airs, Waters, Places looks with intensity and purpose at the elemental world to understand the possibility of an expanded notion of health in an often disconnected and disconnecting social order. In the poet's words, To call language a nervous system might be useful: if each sentient being is analogous to cells within the organism, language is analogous to the nerves as well as the messages sent along those nerves. There is, there, if not eternity, at least delusion. This is a book of various appetites in constant motion.
|Publication date:||30th September 2001|
|Publisher:||University of Iowa Press|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Poetry by individual poets,|
Bin Ramke has published six previous books of poems, including Massacre of the Innocents and Wake (Iowa, 1995 and 1999). The editor of the Denver Quarterly, he teaches creative writing at the University of Denver.More About Bin Ramke