Waking Ice: Poems



[Ebook] ➦ Waking Ice: Poems By Ricardo M. de Ungria – E17streets4all.co.uk Waking Ice records a father s spirals of emotions as he tries to understand and weather his son s addiction, attempts at recovery, and inevitable self destruction In a sequence of chiseled poems addre Waking Ice records a father s spirals of emotions as he tries to understand and weather his son s addiction, attempts at recovery, and inevitable self destruction In a sequence of chiseled poems addressed mostly to his son, the poet memorializes Waking Ice: ePUB Æ a wide range of complex emotions dealing with fatherhood, sonship, and loss, and uses a variety of poetic styles to chart the gamut of his experience Here is language brought woundingly close to real life and silence.Waking Ice: Poems

Ricardo M de Ungria earned his AB Literature from the De La Salle University, and later obtained an MFA in the Creative Arts from the Washington University in Missouri, USA in He is a founding member of the Philippine Literary Waking Ice: ePUB Æ Arts Council PLAC and the Unyon ng mga Manunulat ng Pilipinas UMPIL For his poetry, he has received recognition from all over the world Not only has he been a Fellow at Fulbright, Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, Bellagio Study Conference Center, and Washington University, but he has also gathered awards like the Academy of American Poets Prize Similar achievements include nods from the Saint Louis Poetry Annual Contest, Florida State University s State Street Poetry Contest, Manila Critics Circle, Palanca, CCP Verse Writing Contest, and the Free PressHe has six books of poetry, including R A D I O , Decimal Places , and the most recent, Pidgin Levitations UP Press, , a luxurious, refreshingly unabashed collection of the poet s earlier work He has also edited a number of anthologies, three of which are Passionate Patience Ten Filipino Poets on the Writing of Their Poems , Catfish Surviving in Little Schools and The Likhaan Anthology of Poetry and Fiction Ricardo de Ungria used to hold positions as an associate of the UP Institute of Creative Writing, Chancellor of the UP Mindanao, and Head of the Committee on Literary Arts under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts NCCA.

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  • 99 pages
  • Waking Ice: Poems
  • Ricardo M. de Ungria
  • 12 March 2019
  • 9712709914

10 thoughts on “Waking Ice: Poems

  1. says:

    This is an emotional collection of poems Beautiful and sad A narrative from a father to a son Initially I thought it was tragic and heartbreaking It is a true story and a real reflection on the default of being human If for loss of compassion for this side of humanity, I would say in an objective and extremely distant point of view that it is pathetic It is good that I am reading it in my 20s, being a daughter, single and childless I truly get the father s anguish and grief The poems exp This is an emotional collection of poems Beautiful and sad A narrative from a father to a son Initially I thought it was tragic and heartbreaking It is a true story and a real reflection on the default of being human If for loss of compassion for this side of humanity, I would say in an objective and extremely distant point of view that it is pathetic It is good that I am reading it in my 20s, being a daughter, single and childless I truly get the father s anguish and grief The poems express oscillating feelings that explore the dimensions of extent of strong human emotion At the same time I understand the son s rebelliousness to a parent who insists that he the father listens yet strongly occurs as imposing Unfortunately, the love desperately being communicated does not go across The story revolved in the father s thoughts, dreams and memories without an actual dialogue an attempt to truly listen and get his son.The father s hopes to someday laugh at these poems with his son is a very real illusion that humans live in by default Hopes and wishes become so real a reality in the fantasy world of our minds that who we become and act according to what is taking place is regrettably misaligned to the future that we say we want to create

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