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By Jamie Sharpe

Poems that problem the depths of perception

Dazzle camouflage, at first of the 20 th century, used to be an try to resolution the query, How can we disguise these issues which are too vast to hide? Ships, usually containing millions of squaddies, have been performed up in a complicated array of traces to perplex and deform the viewer’s standpoint (in this situation, German submarines). “Razzle dazzle” was once artwork trying to disguise life.

Jamie Sharpe’s Dazzle Ships can be occupied with art’s courting to existence. It questions how we construct poems from the cloth of mass tradition. And in asking no matter if genuine modes of expression are available in an more and more automatic global, Sharpe creates a poetry that's without delay as nerve-racking because it is hilarious and as deeply profound because it is subtle.

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