Nick Flynn's Blind Huber: Poems PDF

By Nick Flynn

ISBN-10: 1555973736

ISBN-13: 9781555973735

Award-winning poet Nick Flynn takes readers into the damaging and impossible to resist middle of the hive

I take a seat in a physique & give some thought to a physique, I picture
Burnens' fingers, my words
make them flow. I say, plunge them into the hive,
& his palms cross in.-from "Blind Huber"

Blindness doesn't deter François Huber-the eighteenth-century beekeeper-in his quest to benefit approximately bees via their habit. via a strange, yet efficient association, Huber's assistant Burnens turns into his eyes, his narrator as he is going approximately his paintings. In Nick Flynn's striking new assortment, Huber and Burnens communicate and so do the bees. The most powerful virgin waits silently to kill the opposite virgins; drones are "made of waiting"; the swarm makes an attempt to guard the queen. it's a merciless life. everybody sacrifices for the candy honey, other than the human hand that harvests all of it in one afternoon.

Blind Huber is ready the physique, love, and devotion and likewise in regards to the limits of what should be recognized and what's going to eternally be unknown. Nick Flynn's bees and keepers-sometimes in a nation of tremendous pollen-drunk dizziness-view the realm from a extraordinary and bold perspective.

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