Download e-book for kindle: Machines Like Us by Joshua R. Helms

By Joshua R. Helms

ISBN-10: 1938103440

ISBN-13: 9781938103445

Machines Like Us is an element love tale, half dreamscape, half exploration of self. For the characters (Speaker, Boy, and Historian), love is harmful, disorienting, self-erasing. to appreciate themselves as participants, they need to examine the bounds isolating each one from the other.

Boy unearths a place underneath a tree & stretches out
taking up half the wooded area ground. Historian & I
have to maintain stepping over Boy’s limbs & sometimes
we step into one another, a pile of Boy & Historian & me.

Over the process the gathering, the 3 fight to tether and untether. They consistently disturb and upend, externally and internally. they're terrified to be with and with out one another. The ensuing horror—blood, damaged our bodies, decomposition—is a panorama, either ordinary and unnatural, in their wonderful failure.

Show description

Read Online or Download Machines Like Us PDF

Best contemporary poetry books

Penguin Press,Jonathan Safran Foer's A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired PDF

Jonathan Safran Foer has lengthy had a fondness for the paintings of the twentieth-century American assemblage artist Joseph Cornell. encouraged through Cornell’s avian-themed packing containers, and suspecting that they'd be equally inspiring to others, Foer started to write letters. The responses he obtained from luminaries of yankee writing have been not anything wanting stunning.

New PDF release: Collected Poems of Ted Hughes

For the 1st time, the colossal canon of the poetry of Ted Hughes - winner of the Whitbread and ahead Prizes and previous Poet Laureate - jointly in one ebook. The gathered Poems spans fifty years of labor, from Hawk within the Rain to the best-selling Birthday Letters. additionally it is the full texts of such seminal courses as Crow and stories from Ovid in addition to these kid's poems that Hughes felt crossed over into grownup poetry.

Download e-book for kindle: The North End Poems by Michael Knox

Focusing on the difficult and gritty North finish of Hamilton, the person items during this assortment shape a protracted narrative that artfully explores problems with masculinity.

New PDF release: Dead Man's Float

"Harrison's poems prevail at the foundation of an open center and a still-ravenous urge for food for all times. "—The Texas ObserverThe name lifeless Man's glide is galvanized via a strategy utilized by swimmers to preserve strength while exhausted, to leisure up for the lengthy swim to shore. In his fourteenth quantity of poetry, Jim Harrison offers prepared understanding of actual pains, delights within the wildlife, and displays on humanity's tentative position in a universe packed with 90 billion galaxies.

Extra resources for Machines Like Us

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Machines Like Us by Joshua R. Helms

by Mark

Rated 4.70 of 5 – based on 22 votes