Ballroom: a love story

Ballroom: a love story

Christine Klocek-Lim / Dec 06, 2019

Ballroom a love story Christine Klocek Lim s chapbook Ballroom a love story is a series of poems that speak of learning how to dance from the beginning steps of the waltz to what it s like when a dancer begins to feel t

  • Title: Ballroom: a love story
  • Author: Christine Klocek-Lim
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback
  • Christine Klocek Lim s chapbook, Ballroom a love story, is a series of poems that speak of learning how to dance, from the beginning steps of the waltz to what it s like when a dancer begins to feel the steps rather than just mechanically arrange the arms and legs The poems also describe dancing with one s partner it s a bit like falling in love, thus the title, a lovChristine Klocek Lim s chapbook, Ballroom a love story, is a series of poems that speak of learning how to dance, from the beginning steps of the waltz to what it s like when a dancer begins to feel the steps rather than just mechanically arrange the arms and legs The poems also describe dancing with one s partner it s a bit like falling in love, thus the title, a love story.

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    About "Christine Klocek-Lim"

      • Christine Klocek-Lim

        Christine Klocek Lim spends most of her time daydreaming which isn t much different from what she did as a girl in northeast Pennsylvania, as a college student in Pittsburgh, as a twenty something technical writer in New York City, and as a young mother in suburban New Jersey For the past decade or so she s been dream surfing in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania.She received the 2009 Ellen La Forge Memorial Prize in poetry She has one young adult novel, Disintegrate, and four chapbooks Ballroom a love story, Cloud Studies a sonnet sequence, How to photograph the heart, and The book of small treasures.Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was a finalist for 3 Quarks Daily s Prize in Arts Literature, Black Lawrence Press Black River Chapbook Competition, the Kenneth Geraldine Gell Poetry Prize, as well as a semi finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, the Sawtooth Poetry Prize, the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry, and for the Brittingham and Pollak Poetry Prizes.Her website is christinekloceklim.


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    1. We have learned how to dance or we remember our parents floating above their own dance floor in Christine Klocek-Lim’s chapbook Ballroom—a love story. For the speaker and her man in each neatly-narrated poem, dance helps them “look at each other,” and helps all lovers, even ones who learn to dance midway in life, know that with dance “eyes touch.” And as dance skills improve, beckon for repetition and risk through the progression of Klocek-Lim’s skillfully touching images that take [...]



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