!!> Read ➶ Personal Science ➺ Author Lillian-Yvonne Bertram – Anguillais.us

Personal Science Personal Science Is An Investigation What Happens When The Imagined Life And The Stories We Tell Ourselves Become Terrifying, Given Our Human Ability To Inhabit Both Mental And Physical Worlds Bertram S Third Full Length Collection Pivots On An Extended Piece Of Creative Nonfiction, Forecast, Which Shows How Obsessive Thinking Can Begin In Actual Occurrences That Are Then Exploded In The Imagination Plane Crashes Are The Mobius Like Metaphor Here, As A Mind Unable To Control The Direction Of Its Thinking Asserts Control Over Every Facet Of Aesthetic Expression Images, Diction, And Phrasing The Science Is Personal, As The Factual Is Tinted And Stylized, Filtered Through A Self Grappling With The Difficulty Of Knowing What Is Real.

!!> Read ➶ Personal Science  ➺ Author Lillian-Yvonne Bertram – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 70 pages
  • Personal Science
  • Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
  • English
  • 26 November 2017
  • 9781936797912

    10 thoughts on “!!> Read ➶ Personal Science ➺ Author Lillian-Yvonne Bertram – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Update I reviewed Personal Science over at the Agape Editions blog central piece in this book, Forecast, which is a creative non fiction piece you wouldn t expect to work in the middle of a poetry book, blew me away and made this collection what it is I m in love, and I...


  2. says:

    This collection explores the overlap between what we know and how we emotionally move through the world, much like poetry itself, which takes objective facts and observations and re examines them with our emotional lens, the part that makes us human The poems are sparse and direct, filled with an understated lyricism Throughout there is a struggle to break outside the limitations of both science and the imagination, as the opening poem says, The thing is just what s said The line I try to get to There are rules even for dreams 3 The idea that each of of us make this lifelong journey of figuring out our own personal science, our own way of making sense of the world, is seen in how this struggle continues even in later poems, Like the teratoma whose nails will not stop growing, my life gnaws at me 60 This book risks looking into the personal, the obsessive, without the need to offer comfort This courage may embolden readers to reflect on th...


  3. says:

    Absolutely loved this book, the hommo narrans pieces and Forecast specifically So thankful I had the chance to hear Bertram read from this collection this past summer.


  4. says:

    4 4.5

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