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'Sonic Peace': Troubling poetry about the modern world

/ Sep 30, 2017

'Sonic Peace': Troubling poetry about the modern world

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“Sonic Peace,” which won the Chuya Nakahara Prize in 2006, is in the classic “artist-versus-modernity” vein. It rings with contemporary loneliness, solitary figures awake in the night and vending machines glowing in the gloom. Many of the voices are personified electronic devices, our phones ...