Sen’s poetry is replete with rich use of language, fine imagery and a literary seductive intent. There is an unmistakable symphony in his verses that compels comparisons with elegant, classical music. His poetry should be read slowly, the way one might sip a prized wine.
He was not a monster but could imitate one so realistically
Things happen, fading fireworks, absence flourishing: musk-thick reserved fuel…
Whether you’re passionate about writing or dabble, at some point you’ll likely want to improve. For beginning and experienced writers, learning can be a joy, but without reading, editing and feedback, it’s not likely our work will advance.
Flames lowering to blue eyes out of misty gray
Las esperanzas engordan pero no maintienen. Hope fattens, but it doesn't keep you alive. It turned noon as David Alvarez raised the roof of the Crusher. With short little explosive sounds, the Rambler lying in the Crusher’s bed released tension from its new shape, as if it tried to pop its bones back into its joints. The compressor topped up its pressure, and when the gauge showed right for a fast restart, David turned off the diesel. He removed his earmuffs and hardhat, and the sound in the air flipped from deadness to singing quiet. At that moment, in the time between the crush and the removal of the metal block that had been a car, things felt preternaturally frozen. Then a woman cried out.
Years later, 20-odd (and that’s something, hard as it is for tango to take), I was made known that I have two children.
His is also a distinctly temporal call when his poems evoke the physicality of touch and sensations to denote profound expressions on loss and love.
When life gets busy, writing is often the first casualty. So how do we develop a writing schedule that fits the reality of our daily lives? Believe it or not, just by asking the question we’ve taken the first step.
We children, after great pain and no formal understanding, finally found the wherewithal to leave the family compound.