❰Read❯ ➲ This World We Invented Author Carolyn Marie Souaid – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk A razor sharp eye for detail roams and redeems imperfectionsboth personal and collectiveThe world in Carolyn Marie Souaid’s latest collection is both an act of the imagination and a responsibility S A razor sharp eye for detail roams and redeems imperfectionsboth personal and collectiveThe world in Carolyn Marie Souaid’s latest collection is both an act of the imagination and a responsibility Souaid’s poems zoom in and out This World PDF \ shifting focus to accommodate varied dimensions of experience We move from the breakdown of a relationship to primordial ooze to a suicide bomb to a son doing his math homework In a disarmingly personable voice Souaid investigates our darker moments faces up to losses and failures both intimate and public often with wry humour If our world is an imperfect invention it is also for Souaid a source of wonder— where “the trick was not to fall asleep but to notice everything in its brevity”I’ve no idea what it is to be moss or jadein the spectrum of green There are no patterns;there is no good light to measure anything byThe laws of physics drop like an axIn the end the body doesn’t keep—from “Where Night Takes Me”Praise for This World We Invented“These bold important poems have grappled with beauty and chosen honesty They offer no easy consolations but because they are made things they reflect a hope for change” —Stephanie Bolster.
- 96 pages
- This World We Invented
- Carolyn Marie Souaid
- 23 February 2016 Carolyn Marie Souaid