Altazor or A Voyage In A Parachute (1919): A Poem In VII Cantos
Publish date: April 1st 1988
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Edition language: English
I have read very little poetry, so I’m quite a novice at even describing & understanding it. Altazor leaves me questioning, reinterpreting the images, the meanings. And I know I love it. Beautiful. Strange. Lyrical.When I fell into Altazor, it’s as if I…Transformed a Dali into words, a dictionary of...
I’m way out of my league on this one—out of my element, like the narrator—Icarus/Major Tom with Ground Control unavailable—free-falling through images of space earth the sea musical instrumentarians mills of numerous –ations (pages’ worth) aaaaaeeahoh. Written and revised over a span of about 12 ye...