Stirring the Mirror

Stirring the Mirror Once you begin reading the work of Christine Boyka Kluge you can t help but feel yourself staring out the window of your imagination as you did as a child in grade school except that this time the ima

  • Title: Stirring the Mirror
  • Author: Christine Boyka Kluge
  • ISBN: 9780978633509
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Once you begin reading the work of Christine Boyka Kluge you can t help but feel yourself staring out the window of your imagination as you did as a child in grade school except that this time the imagination you are seeing through her language is real So real, in fact, that you wonder how her ability to shrink herself inside the functions of natural and inanimate thingsOnce you begin reading the work of Christine Boyka Kluge you can t help but feel yourself staring out the window of your imagination as you did as a child in grade school except that this time the imagination you are seeing through her language is real So real, in fact, that you wonder how her ability to shrink herself inside the functions of natural and inanimate things can be consistently possible but it is, over and over again until you realize you ve entered not only a universe of rapture and delight but also a darker one whose mystery is a delightful yearning for the unknown.

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    1. An ethereal look into the mirror. Ghostly and inescapable. I first caught a glimpse of these reflections years ago when I stumbled across Christine Boyka Kluge's work in the online magazine Diagram. I was impressed by her dexterous use of language, the clever (but not "twee") turn of phrase, and the ability to hang dark, weighty implications behind light, flowing language. In fact, I was impressed enough that I asked her to submit work for my anthology Text:UR, The New Book of Masks. All of her [...]

    2. This collection is poetic storytelling, each line is well thought out. I came across this author after reading Text: UR - The New Book of Masks. An anthology edited by Forrest Aguirre. After her reading her piece in Raw Dog Screaming Press anthology, I needed more. Her style has a metaphor style that gives a visual of what is seen in her eyes. My overall favorites are listed below. -Kissing The Window-Red Braille-Watching Her Soul from Below-Never Talk Back to the WaterAnd the whole section "Tri [...]

    3. This is excellent--REALLY excellent--prose poetry. I forget now where I'd heard of the book, but what a pick-up on a whim.

    4. Kluge's work consists of prose poems and, occasionally, very short stories which often reside somewhere between dark fantasy and magical realism. You'll encounter a troubled boy who believes a swarm of wasps resides within his ribcage; a revisiting of Ophelia floating down a river as her mind seeps through the cracks of her skull to transform within the liquid; the visions of an old sickly man who may be hallucinating that the floor of his hospital room is opening into a maelstrom, or perhaps he [...]

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