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  • 12 August 2017
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4 thoughts on “Cluster author Souvankham Thammavongsa

  1. says:

    Thammavongsa's words are magic These poems are nostalgic political and all around lovely I love the way she uses simple unadorned language to c

  2. says:

    I often feel conflicted about poetry with experimental formatting or with sparser language especially if the poem is about a particular momenteventobject I think it's the straightforwardness of these poems that I found a bit unsettling There was no corner in which to hide nothing to linger over for too long Thammavongsa guides the reader through each poem smoothly and uickly and I think that was something I had trouble

  3. says:

    I learned about this Toronto based poet when I picked up her Small Arguments book in a free library in my neighbourhood When I saw she had a new book out I knew her style would be good on a day when I needed some beauty This book gives us glimpses into moments and memories of life as a child in family and reflects on how perception changes with distance from the seemingly mundane experiences of being a child I also liked her Whale poem beca

  4. says:

    some fantastic pieces some okay pieces

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Cluster author Souvankham Thammavongsa

With unsettling beauty and a uiet magic award winning poet Souvankham Thammavongsa's Cluster will awe and amazePAT LOWTHER MEMORIAL AWARD FINALISTAcclaimed poet Souvankham Thammavongsa returns with her fourth collection a book about meaning Me Thammavongsa s words are magic These poems are nostalgic political and all around lovely I love the way she uses simple unadorned language to create surprising new perspectives on the everyday I found something to relate to in every one of these poems

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Aning can sometimes blow up crack something we had not seen or darken what had been seen so clear to us Meaning can happen with so little and go on to take so much from us Meaning can sometimes take a long time to arrive years even if ever And I often feel conflicted about poetry with experimental formatting or with sparser language especially if the poem is about a particular momenteventobject I think it s the straightforwardness of these poems that I found a bit unsettling There was no corner in which to hide nothing to linger over for too long Thammavongsa guides the reader through each poem smoothly and uickly and I think that was something I had trouble with The stand outs for me were My Mother Gave Me and Blowfish two poems in which the formatting and language worked beautifully where the jagged jump from line to line lead to a build up of emotion and tension I wonder how Cluster will feel after some time has passed if reading of Thammavongsa s poetry will change my thoughts on her poetic style MT 86 : Protocole Montréal-Toulouse d'examen linguistique de l'aphasie (1CD audio) reader through each poem smoothly and uickly and I think that was something I had trouble with The stand outs for me were My Mother Gave Me and Blowfish two poems in which the formatting and language worked beautifully where the jagged jump from line to line lead to a build up of emotion and tension I wonder how Cluster will feel after some time has passed if Thesaurus of the Senses reading of Thammavongsa s poetry will change my thoughts on her poetic style

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It's possible meaning does not mean and that in itself could be meaningful Whatever happens to meaning it is always there It means even when you don't want it Every poem in this book looks at meaning and the ways in which it arrives if at all I learned about this Toronto based poet when I picked up her Small Arguments book in a free library in my neighbourhood When I saw she had a new book out I knew her style would be good on a day when I needed some beauty This book gives us glimpses into moments and memories of life as a child in family and reflects on how perception changes with distance from the seemingly mundane experiences of being a child I also liked her Whale poem because it was me last March when I went out west to drive highway 1 and see them out there in the Pacific finally


About the Author: Souvankham Thammavongsa

Souvankham Thammavongsa is the author of four poetry books and the short story collection HOW TO PRONOUNCE KNIFE longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a New York Times Editors' Choice out now with McClelland Stewart Canada Little Brown US and Bloomsbury UK Her stories have won an O Henry Award and appeared in Harper's Magazine The Paris Review The Atlantic Gran.