Recovery Mission

Recovery Mission Sascha Feinstein "For the last twenty years, I've traveled throughout Southeast Asia and have frequently written about those visits, so after a recent trip to Cambodia I expected to write poems responding to Angkor Wat and other temple sites in the region. That didn't happen. Instead I found myself composing a series of poems, including the five in this issue, which all had two-word titles and four quatrains. "In retrospect, I wonder if the Cambodian architecture inspired this focus on symmetry: the square layout of Angkor Wat, for example, and the towers within the complex--how so many structures seem mirrored from a distance and then unique upon inspection. I'm aware, of course, that this connection to poetic form may sound speculative. All I know poetry for certain is that I will forever be humbled by those Cambodian monuments, and after that experience, these poems emerged." Sascha Feinstein won the Hayden Carruth Award for his poetry collection Misterioso. He has published two critical books, Jazz Poetry: From the 1920s to the Present and, as coeditor with Yusef Komunyakaa, The Jazz Poetry Anthology and its companion volume, The Second Set. His next book, Ask Me Now: Conversations on Jazz & http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

Recovery Mission

The Missouri Review, Volume 30 (1) – Apr 25, 2007

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Sascha Feinstein "For the last twenty years, I've traveled throughout Southeast Asia and have frequently written about those visits, so after a recent trip to Cambodia I expected to write poems responding to Angkor Wat and other temple sites in the region. That didn't happen. Instead I found myself composing a series of poems, including the five in this issue, which all had two-word titles and four quatrains. "In retrospect, I wonder if the Cambodian architecture inspired this focus on symmetry: the square layout of Angkor Wat, for example, and the towers within the complex--how so many structures seem mirrored from a distance and then unique upon inspection. I'm aware, of course, that this connection to poetic form may sound speculative. All I know poetry for certain is that I will forever be humbled by those Cambodian monuments, and after that experience, these poems emerged." Sascha Feinstein won the Hayden Carruth Award for his poetry collection Misterioso. He has published two critical books, Jazz Poetry: From the 1920s to the Present and, as coeditor with Yusef Komunyakaa, The Jazz Poetry Anthology and its companion volume, The Second Set. His next book, Ask Me Now: Conversations on Jazz &

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