By Adam Dickinson
In Cartography and strolling, Adam Dickinson charts his personal listening -- an acute listening of eye and ear, a listening with either physique and brain. "Cartography" is greater than a metaphor for him, it is a means of being. it truly is how we stay on the earth, and the way intimacy enriches such residing. but "cartography" is the presiding metaphor, the constitution of this ebook; in giving it any such position, Dickinson reminds the reader of that very human impulse to plan, to visualize. each one poem is itself a type of mapping, via language and sound, via minute commentary, until eventually land, love, and lifestyle are given new embodiment, are newly found, and a reader unearths new international locations in unusually usual settings.
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Cartography and Walking by Adam Dickinson