A Night in Brooklyn



D Nurkse S Deeply Satisfying New Collection Is A Haunted Love Letter To The Far Corners Of His Hometown, Brooklyn, New York, And A Meditation On The Selves That Were Left Behind In Those Indelible Places Here Nurkse Brings Alive The Particular Details That Shape A Life, In This Case Unique To The World Of Brooklyn A Job At The Arnold Grill, Topping Off Drafts With A Paddle For The Truckers Who Came In The Deaf White Alley Cat That Mysteriously Survived The Winter On A Stoop In Bensonhurst The Narrow Bed Where Young Love Took Place The Wild Gardens Behind The Tenements His Exploration Of This Almost Mythic City Past Is Combined With A Sense Of The Future Speeding Toward Us The Ongoing Riddle Of Time And Being In A Larger Universe And She Who Was Driving Said, We Know The Coming Disaster Intimately But The Present Is Unknowable Which Disaster, I Wondered, Sexual Or Geological But I Was Shy Her Beauty Was Like A Language She Didn T Speak And Had Never Heard From The PresentA Night in Brooklyn

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  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • A Night in Brooklyn
  • Dennis Nurkse
  • English
  • 07 March 2018
  • 0307959325

10 thoughts on “A Night in Brooklyn

  1. says:

    What a difference three years makes in poetry education and reader taste Originally this collection rated three stars in my first read three years ago Re reading it after exposing myself to poetry, I find this collection fascinating Nurkse captures that deep home feeling we have for the neighborhood where we grew up We may not thought much of it at the time but memory is a funny thing and we look back fondly on days gone by Not all the poems look back Some are generational and reflect chan What a difference three years makes in poetry education and reader taste Originally this collection rated three stars in my first read three y...

  2. says:

    With A Night in Brooklyn, the mysteriously initialled D Nurkse has produced a fine, vibrant collection, poignant without being mawkish, expressive yet austere, and within the constraints of its fairly conventional structure sneakily subversive The volume, its author s tenth, is the work of a hyper observant loner, attuned to the rhythms of the city, half in love with the past, half in love with the future, sketched in lines that skew just this side of modernist opacity In Nurkse s hands, stan With A Night in Brooklyn, the mysteriously initialled D Nurkse has produced a fine, vibrant collection, poignant without being mawkish, expressive yet austere, and within the constraints of its fairly conventional structure sneakily subversive The volume, its author s tenth, is the work of a hyper observant loner, attuned to the rhythms of the city, half in love with the past, half in love with the future, sketched in lines that skew just this side of modernist opacity In Nurkse s hands, standard issue free verse, broken into stanzas of irregular length, seldom running over a page or two in length, is energized by sudden leaps of poetic imagination rendered pleasingly concrete, with daylight in our cupped hands or August inching sideways through the blinds Images of eyes, reflection, vision the poet entered your level eyes like a minnow the rain simmered in the dog s huge eyes recur with haunting regularity, becoming over time a fully realized motif redolent of...

  3. says:

    great poems Living Will probably my favorite

  4. says:

    Liked these poems Not my favorite ever, but pretty good

  5. says:

    Nurkse s poems are lovely and lovingly crafted musically adept, imagistically compelling, emotionally resonant, and fiercely intelligent.

  6. says:

    With a title like A Night In Brooklyn, expecting poems about Brooklyn is obvious However, can a book be too Broolyn y D Nurske pays homage to the borough by mentioning it by name in practically every other poem in the first of three parts, and thentimes in some poems in parts 2 and 3 The names of regions in the borough offered some dynamics, but it all came to be a bit much In fact, the poems about trips away from the city sparkle in comparison, a refreshing glance at new scenery, and With a title like A Night In Brooklyn, expecting poems about Brooklyn is obvious However, can a book be too Broolyn y D Nurske pays homage to the borough by mentioning it by name in practically every other poem in the first of three parts, and thentimes in some poems in parts 2 and 3 The names of regions in the borough offered some dynamics, but it all came to be a bit much In fact, the poems about trips away from the city sparkle in comparison, a refreshing glance at new scenery, and perhaps that s the point of contrast, but the point then is overdone Very different from these poems are the throwbacks to old forms of poetry the song and the riddle Most verses show intriguing images and allus...

  7. says:

    Date June 13th, 2015Author Illustrator D NurkseTitle A Night In Brooklyn PoemsPlot A collection of gritty and grimy poems that focuses on the poet s hometown Brooklyn, New YorkSetting Various Settings surrounding Brooklyn, New YorkCharacters Multiple charactersPoint Of View First Person Third Person Theme Life, City LivingStyle Poetry Realistic Dark PoetryCopyright 2012Notes I found this collection of poetry to be quite dark and grimy If you are looking for a uplifting collectio Date June 13th, 2015Author Illustrator D NurkseTitle A Night In Brooklyn PoemsPlot A collection of gritty and grimy poems that focuses on the poet s hometown Brooklyn, New YorkSetting Various Settings surrounding Brooklyn, New YorkCharacters Multiple charactersPoint Of View First Person Third Person Them...

  8. says:

    Highly philosophical poems and of a subtle language Here the Brooklyn landscape merges seamlessly with thoughts and bodies A master at reifying the abstract, and inversely making those details of a very real life so meaningful and provocative These poems move slowly like water dripping, o...

  9. says:

    I enjoyed the poems about Brooklyn, but lost interest in the rest.

  10. says:

    I didn t love the whole book, but the poems in the first and longest section set in Brooklyn are the best.

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