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Author: Ivan Arguelles

Iván Argüelles is a Mexican-American innovative poet whose work moves from early Beat and surrealist-influenced forms to later epic-length poems. He received the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award in 1989 as well as the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award in 2010. His most recent works include DIARIO DI UN OTTOGENARIO (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2020), THE RUDIMENTS OF POETRY: NEW POEMS 2017-2018 (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2020), THE SHAPE OF AIR: FRAGMENTS (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2020), and TWILIGHT CANTOS (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2019).

A Day in the Sun
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A Day in the Sun

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. A DAY IN THE SUN is a series of poem in remembrance of the author's twin, José Argüelles, the New Age philosopher and artist. As Jack Foley says, "In Ivan's work, the universe is expanding and contracting at once, and speech...constantly ret...

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Ars Poetica
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Ars Poetica

Poetry Hotel Press

Poetry. ARS POETICA is not a sonnet sequence—despite the resemblances—but a sequence of "soundings." Each poem is carefully dated: it was precisely at this moment that these words occurred to me; it was at this moment that I breathed these words in ...

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Cien Sonetos
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Cien Sonetos

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Latinx Studies. Avant garde. "With the words 'I am become something more than myself' Iván Argüelles opens the third of these 100 sonnets. This describes his entire body of work, but in these poems we find the poet pursuing that 'something m...

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Diario di un Ottogenario: Poema con Más Lágrimas que Manos
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Diario di un Ottogenario: Poema con Más Lágrimas que Manos

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Latinx Studies. The title means "Diary of an Eighty-Year-Old: A Poem with More Tears than Hands;" the poems or cantos are in English. The book is a long, intense, lyrical, and often surreal meditation/recollection of a life in all its comple...

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Duo Poemata: Ilion - A Transcription & Altertumwissenschaft
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Duo Poemata: Ilion - A Transcription & Altertumwissenschaft

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Ivan Argüelles received the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award in 1989 as well as the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award in 2010. Jack Foley says of these poems, "Their vast reach and their vast reading i...

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Fiat Lux
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Fiat Lux

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. "FIAT LUX is Ivan Argüelles' Odyssey through all human history and literature, as well as through the kaleidoscope of his own life memories... Portions of FIAT LUX soar as high as any American poetry since Pound's Pisan Cantos."—Fred Bauman"...

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Fragments from a Gone World
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Fragments from a Gone World

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. "If you are new to surrealism, do not look for temporal narratives, grammatical English constructs, or linear development in FRAGMENTS FROM A GONE WORLD. Rather find a quiet chair alone, kick back, and let these images diffuse, expand, pulse...

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La Interrupcion Conversacional
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La Interrupcion Conversacional

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. California Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. "If proof were needed that Surrealism is a spontaneous expression of the poetic mind, Ivan Argüelles would be the one to provide it. In the tradition of the madder, darker, and more mystical Surreal...

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Lagarto de mi corazón
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Lagarto de mi corazón

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Text in Spanish. En Español.y poseemos nomás la mente vacía del horizontesílabas pneumáticas! bailadoras go-go! no me digas nada más porque me faltan orejasesto aquí es blanco y eso otro es blancoy puesto en cima del volcán Popocatepetlel bl...

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The Rudiments of Poetry: New Poems 2017-2018
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The Rudiments of Poetry: New Poems 2017-2018

Sagging Meniscus Press

Poetry. In reading this vast new collection by the prolific Iván Argüelles, written in ten months straddling 2017 and 2018, we participate in a universal mind with an oceanic breadth and impact unique in American poetry, rich with history, myth, vis...

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The Shape of Air: Fragments
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The Shape of Air: Fragments

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Latinx Studies. "THE SHAPE OF AIR: FRAGMENTS, one of Argüelles' strongest and most ecstatic recent works, invokes that extremely complex experience, one that occurs in the context of language, the shape (or air) of our very being: 'in the be...

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Twilight Cantos
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Twilight Cantos

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. Latinx Studies. "From the beautiful, askew opening line of this book, 'as much are the years gone now as snow,' to the profound concluding speculations, 'Is the world made in the shape of language?'; 'A lifelong search for sound in meaning'—...

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Ulterior Vision(s)
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Ulterior Vision(s)

Luna Bisonte Prods

Poetry. "The boundaries of time and form do not exist for Ivan Argüelles—they never have. While we've been occupied by the singular idea, trapped in a moment, Argüelles has refused to play by the rules or even accept the need for the game. His poetr...

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