Agony (Book Thug Tradebooks) by Steven Zultanski

By Steven Zultanski

Agony is the 1st in a trilogy of lengthy confessional poems. It makes use of semi-rigorous mathematical and logical constraints to view the author's existence and physique, telescopically, as little bits of time and house. every little thing written here's as precise as attainable – that's to assert, lovely real. It makes an attempt autobiography as a refutation of autobiography, and an elevation of the self as self-effacement. Love pops up as a subject matter quite a lot. So does self-mutilation, and so forth. there are lots of numbers, yet don't be concerned, it really is extra approximately politics and delusion than numbers, even supposing, as traditional, they appear in every single place. similar to items of your physique after you've got lower them off and scattered all of them over the area, after which exit trying to find them back, for a few reason.

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