Bee Journal

Bee Journal Bee Journal Is A Startlingly Original Poetry Sequence A Poem Journal Of Beekeeping That Chronicles The Life Of The Hive, From The Collection Of A Small Nucleus On The First Day To The Capture Of A Swarm Two Years Later It Observes The Living Architecture Of The Comb, The Range And Locality Of The Colony Its Flights, Flowers, Water Sources, Parasites, Lives And Deaths.These Poems Were Written At The Hive Wearing A Veil And Gloves, And The Journal Is An Intrinsic Part Of The Kinetic Activity Of Keeping Bees Making Tiny, Regular Checks In The Turn Around The Central Figure Of The Sun, And Minute Exploratory Interventions Through The Round Of The Year The Book Is Full Of Moments Of Revelation Particularly Of The Relationship Between The Domestic And The Wild In Attempting To Record And Invoke Something Of The Complexity Of The Relationship Between Keeper And Kept It Tunes Ear And Speech Towards The Ecstasy Of Bees, Between The Known And The Unknown Because Of Its Genesis As A Working Journal, There Is Here An Unusual Intimacy And Deep Scrutiny Of Life And Death In Nature The Language Itself Is Dense And Clotted, The Imagery Thrillingly Fresh, And The Observing Eye Close, Scrupulous And Full Of Wonder Bee Journal Is One Of The Most Unusual And Exciting Poetry Debuts In Years.

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  • Paperback
  • 91 pages
  • Bee Journal
  • Sean Borodale
  • English
  • 11 March 2017
  • 9780224097215

10 thoughts on “Bee Journal

  1. says:

    who doesn t love BEES

  2. says:

    dnf because i had no clue what it meant sorry

  3. says:

    Love the concept and the writing is lyrical and lovely Did feel a bit disconnected to it though and it didn t particularly move me, expect in some rare moments Enjoyed it mostly for the beauty of the words, than any deeper meaning.

  4. says:

    How bees touch and re align their touch.Light in migration noise of a body in continual repair I love this concept a poetic narrative recounting the life and death of a beehive from the perspective of a first time apiarist Borodale can write beautifully, eloquently, unexpectedly there s a physicality to his images and turns of phrase that suits the subject matter He plays with form, perspective and structure, but most of these pieces are short and straightforward, however lyrical Yet, however lyrical, I found it difficult to connect with them emotionally There are exceptions a line here Strong little moon picked at your bones , a stanza there, 11th October Michaelmas Daisies in its entirety that left me breathless, as when they first find evidence of the queen, or mourn the death of drones Everything is dragged awake puts on its music clothes But for the most part I struggled through these linked poems wishing they all moved me as much as the perfect moments Like these The light is Medusa,sugar of frayed threads a mesh, a warp field, allthe skin of our heads. They agitate and are in dream what sun pens. 3rd December...

  5. says:

    I firstly read The Queen, I found it so moving, I couldn t start reading the book, I hold it too precious perhaps was I afraid of being too moved Finally I got to it on the beachafter 5 minutes the local DJ started playing Christina Aguilera I realized I do not need the atmosphere, it is never right The whole book was excellent, espec...

  6. says:

    12th June I watch its mechanism, its quartz pulsedrink bones of wetness from the earth s holes 11th October Alight honey bee, I do feel the extremity of your spepctrumthat homes on an unsteady cymbal of flower s radial.I heard it shivering tish as you touched its platform a close up protracting of tongue suck in a ...

  7. says:

    I liked this kind of I thinkMost of it kind went over my head My vocabulary certainly could do with expanding to better understand lots of the poems I did look up a few things when I could be bothered but I was reading outside for the booktubeathon and it was gettin real cold so I kinda wanted to just finish it That probably resulted in me not takin...

  8. says:

    real bucolic hours. all the words are lovely but i started to agree w the reviews saying there s no emotion in them then i got to the end and 10th february dismantling the comb Destroyed Me then right at the very end 3rd july...

  9. says:

    I enjoyed the book as a journal and as an account of a bee keeper s experience But, as poetry, the book did little to impress me Ironically my favourite poem has a title 24TH 25TH JANUARY BEES DIE but it has no text The...

  10. says:

    A great concept, using poems to document, journal style, an activity such as this Some beautiful observations of the bees in here, although I agree with Oswald s assessment that these are pre poems.

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