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J. Karl Bogartte



Softcover 108 pages - Winter 2009

Following The Wolf House, Secret Games is Book II in the ongoing series of prose poems exploring the sense of the marvelous mating of science and erotic metamorphosis as a form of landscape in which the real becomes imaginary, and forces itself into visible nature.


"In the last quadrant of the city held intact by the light of stars, there is blood flowing from the beauty of her intricate invasions. The Night-Keeper dreams of his negative solutions so long ago ignited by those randomly spinning signs of life having taken up residence in the gardens of a periphery encounter. Visions were like golden pebbles among the roots of the tree of night, slowly moving behind you, breathing heavily, ripening, obscene..."

"In that place where life and death pass by unnoticed, the Messengers without their shadows light up the fabric of unauthorized expectations, like vague recollections of thoughts that were never yours, or another form of magic, or perfidious logic, when it multiplies your body out of the space that occupies your body, out of the circle of your ageless metamorphosis within a further space more paradoxical than the others, when you follow the births and funerals of a consciousness that resembles the sea, like a fire-propagating game of chance..."


Paperback: 102 pages
Publisher: La Belle Inutile Editions (Dec, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0578026091
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.2 inches


(Making surrealist use of Print On Demand)

Le 14 - 12 - 2009