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Meteorology

By: Alpay Ulku

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In this debut collection by Alpay Ulku, Meteorology speaks to the prevailing climate of the times we live in, a metaphor for the disturbances that buffet the lives of those that inhabit these poems. Moving as easily over natural landscapes as they do over the landscapes of the 20th century, Ulku's poems are at once beautiful and powerfully moving.


Glacier

I can imagine how it must have been, the glacier
so cold it wasn't snow that fell
but light,
the infrared cooling to ultraviolet,
breaking down as it touched your coat and slid off
the visible spectrum,
I could have done so much
vanishing
word by word as you said it,
then the bearings: things, direction.


© BOA Editions, Ltd 1999

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Paperback ISBN: 1-880238-72-1
Price: $12.50
Publishing Date: June 1999