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Skryabin Mysterium Georgiana Peacher

Skryabin Mysterium

Georgiana Peacher

Published December 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781413432756
Paperback
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Georgiana Peacher’s SKRYABIN MYSTERIUM is a work that begins before language. Its qualities tap bedrock in some dangerous, thrilling primordial slide out from under birdsong, clay flute, wind through foliage like the sound of fire like rain. TheseMoreGeorgiana Peacher’s SKRYABIN MYSTERIUM is a work that begins before language. Its qualities tap bedrock in some dangerous, thrilling primordial slide out from under birdsong, clay flute, wind through foliage like the sound of fire like rain. These are poems born through suffering into words so spare they startle. The story they chart, the psychic marriage they intuit-the story of a young boy and a poet who greet each other at the door of time-is so imaginative and stunning that the reader is changed by its power, its griefs and joys, and the music, at times tragic, at others ecstatic, lingers now inside each of us. Peacher convinces that for the artist there is a stillness at the center of being, currents in the air around us, currents that pass through us here at the threshold of the present, the possible, where “pussywillow gray spirits charcoal sky”Deborah DiggesGeorgiana Peacher in Mary Stuart’s Ravishment Descending Time may well have given us the greatest passage on yellow eyes ever written…Alexander Theroux