Ctasy (Paperback)

Ctasy By John Paetsch Cover Image
Ask a Bookseller about this title


Poetry. CTASY, -of shapes off-shore is the first part of a five-part (never to be completed) work. Itself in five cycles-the end of each cycle flowing (more or less) into the beginning of any other, including itself (to say nothing of the (now submerged) epicycles ebbing and flowing into one another within the cycles themselves)-CTASY, consecrates itself to this act: trashing early modern images of Nature. But why? Perhaps trashing a proteiform plenum, self-valorizing substance, or manifold surface will pattern new ways of thinking with Nature rather than merely of it. At the least, it might ensnare us in a labyrinth more disorienting than any image of Nature. CTASY, sive Natura ... Of the branching, folding, pulsating, faltering, collapsing, flowing, leeching, lapsing, erring, ramifying, gasping, deliquescing, irradiating ashen cycles that figure the labyrinth vexing this work, ask: Do we have time or coin enough to get back in, who can't tell inside from out? It's as if a picture held us captive ... Warden

Product Details
ISBN: 9781733709828
ISBN-10: 1733709827
Publisher: Hiding Press
Publication Date: January 4th, 2020
Pages: 98
Language: English