Poet Profile: Eileen Myles
Poet Eileen Myles brings moments out of time and shows the reader, through the particular lens of her perspective, the significance of that moment, or sometimes a shared universal experience in matters like love, war and death.
Many of these moments can be found in her volume of poetry, . In this volume of poetry, she brings to the reader personal moments of experience.
The moments Myles presents in her poems range from the dark explorations of the possible reasons behind her father’s suicide, to the more mundane: sitting on a park bench watching her dog chase geese in a park.