Thursday, September 19, 2013

Review of an Excerpt from "Debths" by Susan Howe

An excerpt from "Debths" by Susan Howe was offered by Poets.org's Poem-A-Day on September 19, 2013.  I right-clicked on "debths," and chose "look up debths."  After thinking about it, my computer returned this answer:  "No Results Found."  The poem that follows the enigmatic title is almost entirely nonsensical, although, for just a moment, I thought I understood something in its undercurrent just out of reach--something about symbolic language and the language of art.  Or perhaps not--the moment of clarity was fleeting, and I am not at all sure.

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