Blue

poetry by Attila F. Balázs

Review

Attila's philosophy is caused by comprehending the state of imposture and provisory implied by existence, also by the impossibility of feeling the sentiment or the entire situation directly, only the existence transformed in imitation. The Creator is found guilty because "eternal is only the place where we can't hide/everything that can be lived is death" and, to choose divinity is the choice of failure. The relation with God is evidently aposthetic accomplished on rational basis, prone to ontic injustice and lack of responsibility for the creature. Death, for which he is accused, is presented metaphorically through black symbols, the angel who overthrows the stone over the tomb of saddened eyes; the spider called the flower eye of death followed carefully, climbing up on chess pieces (always) black in its mouth. The imaginary, fragmented but at the same time accumulative, containing allegories in subtext, a topic based on rhetorical rules, dark studied fantasies, a sinuous density of ideas remind us of the updated baroque technique."

Paul Aretzu

Blue

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Paperback 5.5 x 8.5 in
98 pages
ISBN: 9781926763330
$18.00

About the Author

Poet, writer, editor, translator
Born in Tg. Mureş on 15. 01. 1954

Studies:
Theoretical High School of Ditrău
Roman-Catholic Institute of Theology Alba Iulia, 1973-1976

Qualifications:
1976 Puppet Theatre, Târgu Mures, puppeteer
1977-1982 Education and Training Centre Librarians, Bucharest
1976-1977 Puppet Theatre, Târgu Mures, puppeteer
1978-1989 Librarian at Miercurea Ciuc Public Library

Since 1989 he lives in Bratislava
1990 reporter at Radio Bratislava
1993 columnist at Szabad Újság and Új Szó periodicals
1993 manager at Editura Madách
1994 he founded AB-ART Publishing House that he is still managing
2011 editor-in-chief at Szőrös Kő, editor at Poesis International

Awards/Honours:
Won second place at the National Festival of Poetry "Baladele Dunării", Ed. IX, Galati, 1987
Madách Award, Slovakia, 1994
International Festival of Poetry Award, Sighetu Marmatiei, 2009
Honoured Citizen of the city of Nandaime, Nicaragua, 2010
USR Award for translations, branch Arad, 2010
Great Prize Lucian Blaga , 2011
Lilla Award, Hévíz, Ungaria, 2011

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