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Author: David Mutschlecner

David Mutschlecner is the author of four books from Ahsahta Press: ESSE, SIGN, ENIGMA AND LIGHT, and ICON. He is interested in theopoetics, in which the poetic imagination breathes new life into philosophical theology. In 2011 he received an award from the Fund for Poetry. His first book of prose, Poetic Faith, was published by Lune Press in 2016. He lives and works in New Mexico.

Enigma and Light
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Enigma and Light

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Poetry. Through its sparse yet expansive lyricism, this book enacts "a complex gestural nest," where thought is created in the spaces between poets and philosophers (Stein, Dante, Heidegger) and visual artists (Agnes Martin, the Gee's Bend quilters)...

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Esse
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Esse

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Poetry. "Trimmed like a sail toward its own origin, ESSE rings with a spare precision. David Mutschlecner uses subtle sound relationships to polish the edges of his language and to accentuate its physicality. Returning always to the question of esse...

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Icon

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Poetry. ICON is a vivid example of David Mutschlecner's theopoetics, offering devotion to the divine, to poets, and to the earth and materiality itself: "it is supernatural / that language lifts the tree," he writes, and "the gold ground holds / the...

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Sign
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Sign

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Poetry. David Mutschlecner's second book from Ashahta Press, SIGN, both evokes the prophecy of an endgame and posits the possibility of enduring aspiration. Contextualized within the sacred, the sparse verse of SIGN illuminates the fall of man and t...

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