Poetry. LEFT HAVING is the second full-length collection from poet Jesse Seldess. "One sees lines coming into being going out of existence. Taken that way, the words turning toward lines, seeing them become one another as they differ among themselves and dissipate into words and as spaces, this reader virtually floats and within this active resting state practices an incredible intimacy with the unknown in communication and in sharing an imminent sensate awareness with its language. Jesse Seldess's work performs this book, honoring and taking full advantage of its occasion to replace any knowing with the certainty of a relentlessly generous nature. I will never get to the bottom of it, and this work demonstrates what a pleasure and what an honest reckoning that can be"—Steve Benson.
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Jesse Seldess is the author of SEVERAL ROTATIONS (Kenning Editions, 2019), LEFT HAVING (Kenning Editions, 2011), WHO OPENS (Kenning Editions, 2006), and several chapbooks. From 2001 to 2012, he edited and published the international journal of writing, music, and performance Antennae, and from 2003 to 2007, he co- curated the Chicago reading and performance series Discrete Series with Kerri Sonnenberg. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA