How to Laugh by Miles ChampionHow to Laugh by Miles Champion

How to Laugh

byMiles Champion

Paperback | October 24, 2014

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There really is an intelligence to these that creates a texture unlike any other; I can't yet describe it but it has to do with variable motions and rhythms, time signatures almost, that strike me as always alert, always attentive, always capable."-William Fuller"These poems are all inviting, and it seems to me that's an amazingly rare quality in poems, and even this old Brit submits to the pleasure they give. . . . There's radiance from all these poems."-John Wilkinson"Miles Champion uses just the necessary words, and puts them in interesting places: definitely hard to film."-Tom Raworth"Walls"Wallsgive bound to a susceptible formalismSpringbends the show of things to a brain-like sourceSigns of rustabandon a whistle or paint chipProblemsare prefigured like flowersRoofsfrisk in the airBridgesflip an aesthetic switchLeavestransfigure maples and aldersDustcomes into earExtremitiesmilling aboutMiles Champion moved to New York City from London in 2002. His other books of poetry includeSore Models,Facture,Eventually, andThree Bell Zero. "
Miles Champion's books include Sore Models and Three Bell Zero. His recent collaborations with artists include Trevor Winkfield and one in latex with Jane South. He moved to New York from London in 2002.
Title:How to LaughFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 24, 2014Publisher:ZEPHYR PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0976161273

ISBN - 13:9780976161271