Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems

Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love


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  • Hardcover
  • 112 pages
  • Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems
  • Daniel Nadler
  • 01 April 2018
  • 0374182698

10 thoughts on “Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems

  1. Lou Last Lou Last says:

    A BODY looks like an unopened belland long sounds called me herebut vast now and silent you are a belland I do not know how to hold you.SHE UNDRESSED in the deep shadows of the garden she loved.Swans meandered through branches, and pecked at black pillarsstill warm from ancient times Hornets swarmedaround a dethroned king And she had not yet told him.APART from you I am as lostas a pattern in marble.The delicate hairsof the stonewere left behindby your own soft body.WHEN the sun is wide and dr A BODY looks like an unopened belland long sounds called me herebut vast now and silent you are a belland I do not know how to hold you.SHE UNDRESSED in the deep shadows of the garden she loved.Swans meandered through branches, and pecked at black pillarsstill warm from ancient times Hornets swarmedaround a dethroned king And she had not yet told him.APART from you I am as lostas a pattern in marble.The delicate hairsof the stonewere left behindby your own soft body.WHEN the sun is wide and drying and filledwith the soft light that snaresthe evening mind of life, no feetwill find the spot where a tigerleapt back and forthover the rose it worshipped.LIKE the wind that gusts coastal pines toward the watersleep bends me toward my loverand I cannot drink from her


  2. Joy Schultz Joy Schultz says:

    3.5 stars I m not sure about the vital import or alleged paving of a poetic landscape all its own but these are lovely, tightly compressed lyrics, and I d be interested in learning what theirparticular background might be.


  3. Molly Harbage Molly Harbage says:

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  4. Paula Ronkin Paula Ronkin says:

    Sensory spells you hear the sun in the morning, you taste shadows, and smell stone.


  5. Laura Swendig Laura Swendig says:

    Daniel Nadler s Lacunae is a book of poetry that perfectly highlights every human emotion He explores the scaffolding of emotions and circumstances that people face every single day Not only does he portray the array of human emotions, but he touches on everything from human to nature I have never explored the realm of poetry far beyond the requirements of my high school English course reading assignments, but reading Lacunae made me wish that I had Reading Nadler s various poems brought Daniel Nadler s Lacunae is a book of poetry that perfectly highlights every human emotion He explores the scaffolding of emotions and circumstances that people face every single day Not only does he portray the array of human emotions, but he touches on everything from human to nature I have never explored the realm of poetry far beyond the requirements of my high school English course reading assignments, but reading Lacunae made me wish that I had Reading Nadler s various poems brought out in me, what you can tell the poems brought out within him He forces his reader to face their deepest and darkest emotions, but even beyond this, he forces them to confront themselves behind the mask that we where every day The sea takes my shape as I float in it but your hair falls all around you, like the paths of gravity made visible brings to life the emotions of love, silent you are a bell and I do not know how to hold you forces longing and desperation, My lips are shy like a candle that will not flicker chokes on timidity, such islands the ocean can no longer pronounce allows nature to run it s course, and Sister, when you look at him with your black rimmed eyes, let the sun s rays speak for your mouth Light knows what to say of him provides shelter, love, and wisdom to the ones we hold closest Nadler exposes the most raw parts of his readers, by exposing those parts within himself He pushes his readers to face their insecurities, their fears, their dark desires, their dangerous thoughts, and all that challenges his readers to be honest with themselves I absolutely loved this book It was the perfect compilation of every emotion I ve felt, within the span of 107 pages of beautiful poetry


  6. Oakley Merideth Oakley Merideth says:

    The strength of this book is its commitment to tight, lyrical pieces which all depend upon a uniform, albeit personal, voice as well as elevated imagery However, the insistence that every poem must be an ancient love poem causes a major limitation AND disadvantage Nadler s diction is utterly constrained to not only consistently communicate rather timid love language so many expected, even cliched, phrases abound but must sidestep any verbiage that in anyway might bespeak anything slightly The strength of this book is its commitment to tight, lyrical pieces which all depend upon a uniform, albeit personal, voice as well as elevated imagery However, the insistence that every poem must be an ancient love poem causes a major limitation AND disadvantage Nadler s diction is utterly constrained to not only consistently communicate rather timid love language so many expected, even cliched, phrases abound but must sidestep any verbiage that in anyway might bespeak anything slightly modern So many nouns, adjectives, and even verbs have to be ignored in order for this project to maintain integrity which makes me wonder WHY this project had to be so defined


  7. Olivia Chin Olivia Chin says:

    What does lacunae mean As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary In a manuscript, an inscription, the text of an author A hiatus, blank missing portion With these new poems, Nadler intends to fill invented or actual lacunae in classical Indian manuscripts These ancient writings were documented in 3 different languages Sanskrit, Old Tamil, and Maharastri Prakrit but Nadler s poems use English instead Each of the poems is fairly short, usually around just 2 stanzas, which aligns with What does lacunae mean As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary In a manuscript, an inscription, the text of an author A hiatus, blank missing portion With these new poems, Nadler intends to fill invented or actual lacunae in classical Indian manuscripts These ancient writings were documented in 3 different languages Sanskrit, Old Tamil, and Maharastri Prakrit but Nadler s poems use English instead Each of the poems is fairly short, usually around just 2 stanzas, which aligns with their purpose of being fill ins Through these musings, Nadler explores imaginative, rich depths of feeling, with hints at a bigger plot unseen


  8. Nabil Nabil says:

    The first few pages contained so many similes I almost put it down, but I persevered and the book turned out to be lovely He has a good feel for epithetic phrases.


  9. João Pinho João Pinho says:

    I read it during my subway trips, it s so soft and tender, every word is easy and polite A must read for the truth passionates.


  10. Stephen Stephen says:

    Not fully my style but the heart is there Enough so that I can borrow from it


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Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems By Daniel Nadler ⚣ – Polishdarling.co.uk Lacunae, Daniel Nadler s debut collection, is an exercise in poetics of vital import In it, Nadler imagines himself into those moments of unintelligibility that blank space in between things where con Lacunae, Daniel Nadler s Translations of eBook ¸ debut collection, is an exercise in poetics of vital import In it, Nadler imagines himself into those moments of unintelligibility that blank space in between things where constraint and expansion coincide These poems, translations of work that does not otherwise exist, are intended to fill the invented or actual lacunae in manuscripts of classical Indian poetry When faced with such ellipses, like where a few decisive hieroglyphs have worn off a wall, he infers and reconstructs the flora, fauna, and pleasures of an ancient world Like the Lacunae: Imagined PDF or wind that gusts coastal pines toward the water sleep bends me toward my lover and I cannot drink from her Nadler s is a project of constant negotiation He attends to impulses of restoration and conservation, in turns From this tension arises verse of simplicity and clarity of vision, imbued with that trembling quality of new life luminous and half naked Lacunae, deeply felt and gnomically wise, dares to pave a poetic landscape all its own, the work of a remarkable new poet with enormous ambition and ability.


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10 thoughts on “Lacunae: Imagined Translations of One Hundred Ancient Love Poems

  1. Lou Last Lou Last says:

    A BODY looks like an unopened belland long sounds called me herebut vast now and silent you are a belland I do not know how to hold you.SHE UNDRESSED in the deep shadows of the garden she loved.Swans meandered through branches, and pecked at black pillarsstill warm from ancient times Hornets swarmedaround a dethroned king And she had not yet told him.APART from you I am as lostas a pattern in marble.The delicate hairsof the stonewere left behindby your own soft body.WHEN the sun is wide and dr A BODY looks like an unopened belland long sounds called me herebut vast now and silent you are a belland I do not know how to hold you.SHE UNDRESSED in the deep shadows of the garden she loved.Swans meandered through branches, and pecked at black pillarsstill warm from ancient times Hornets swarmedaround a dethroned king And she had not yet told him.APART from you I am as lostas a pattern in marble.The delicate hairsof the stonewere left behindby your own soft body.WHEN the sun is wide and drying and filledwith the soft light that snaresthe evening mind of life, no feetwill find the spot where a tigerleapt back and forthover the rose it worshipped.LIKE the wind that gusts coastal pines toward the watersleep bends me toward my loverand I cannot drink from her


  2. Joy Schultz Joy Schultz says:

    3.5 stars I m not sure about the vital import or alleged paving of a poetic landscape all its own but these are lovely, tightly compressed lyrics, and I d be interested in learning what theirparticular background might be.


  3. Molly Harbage Molly Harbage says:

    l


  4. Paula Ronkin Paula Ronkin says:

    Sensory spells you hear the sun in the morning, you taste shadows, and smell stone.


  5. Laura Swendig Laura Swendig says:

    Daniel Nadler s Lacunae is a book of poetry that perfectly highlights every human emotion He explores the scaffolding of emotions and circumstances that people face every single day Not only does he portray the array of human emotions, but he touches on everything from human to nature I have never explored the realm of poetry far beyond the requirements of my high school English course reading assignments, but reading Lacunae made me wish that I had Reading Nadler s various poems brought Daniel Nadler s Lacunae is a book of poetry that perfectly highlights every human emotion He explores the scaffolding of emotions and circumstances that people face every single day Not only does he portray the array of human emotions, but he touches on everything from human to nature I have never explored the realm of poetry far beyond the requirements of my high school English course reading assignments, but reading Lacunae made me wish that I had Reading Nadler s various poems brought out in me, what you can tell the poems brought out within him He forces his reader to face their deepest and darkest emotions, but even beyond this, he forces them to confront themselves behind the mask that we where every day The sea takes my shape as I float in it but your hair falls all around you, like the paths of gravity made visible brings to life the emotions of love, silent you are a bell and I do not know how to hold you forces longing and desperation, My lips are shy like a candle that will not flicker chokes on timidity, such islands the ocean can no longer pronounce allows nature to run it s course, and Sister, when you look at him with your black rimmed eyes, let the sun s rays speak for your mouth Light knows what to say of him provides shelter, love, and wisdom to the ones we hold closest Nadler exposes the most raw parts of his readers, by exposing those parts within himself He pushes his readers to face their insecurities, their fears, their dark desires, their dangerous thoughts, and all that challenges his readers to be honest with themselves I absolutely loved this book It was the perfect compilation of every emotion I ve felt, within the span of 107 pages of beautiful poetry


  6. Oakley Merideth Oakley Merideth says:

    The strength of this book is its commitment to tight, lyrical pieces which all depend upon a uniform, albeit personal, voice as well as elevated imagery However, the insistence that every poem must be an ancient love poem causes a major limitation AND disadvantage Nadler s diction is utterly constrained to not only consistently communicate rather timid love language so many expected, even cliched, phrases abound but must sidestep any verbiage that in anyway might bespeak anything slightly The strength of this book is its commitment to tight, lyrical pieces which all depend upon a uniform, albeit personal, voice as well as elevated imagery However, the insistence that every poem must be an ancient love poem causes a major limitation AND disadvantage Nadler s diction is utterly constrained to not only consistently communicate rather timid love language so many expected, even cliched, phrases abound but must sidestep any verbiage that in anyway might bespeak anything slightly modern So many nouns, adjectives, and even verbs have to be ignored in order for this project to maintain integrity which makes me wonder WHY this project had to be so defined


  7. Olivia Chin Olivia Chin says:

    What does lacunae mean As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary In a manuscript, an inscription, the text of an author A hiatus, blank missing portion With these new poems, Nadler intends to fill invented or actual lacunae in classical Indian manuscripts These ancient writings were documented in 3 different languages Sanskrit, Old Tamil, and Maharastri Prakrit but Nadler s poems use English instead Each of the poems is fairly short, usually around just 2 stanzas, which aligns with What does lacunae mean As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary In a manuscript, an inscription, the text of an author A hiatus, blank missing portion With these new poems, Nadler intends to fill invented or actual lacunae in classical Indian manuscripts These ancient writings were documented in 3 different languages Sanskrit, Old Tamil, and Maharastri Prakrit but Nadler s poems use English instead Each of the poems is fairly short, usually around just 2 stanzas, which aligns with their purpose of being fill ins Through these musings, Nadler explores imaginative, rich depths of feeling, with hints at a bigger plot unseen


  8. Nabil Nabil says:

    The first few pages contained so many similes I almost put it down, but I persevered and the book turned out to be lovely He has a good feel for epithetic phrases.


  9. João Pinho João Pinho says:

    I read it during my subway trips, it s so soft and tender, every word is easy and polite A must read for the truth passionates.


  10. Stephen Stephen says:

    Not fully my style but the heart is there Enough so that I can borrow from it


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