Acts of contortion

by Anna Meek

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press in Madison

Written in English
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Anna George Meek, Acts of Contortion (University of Wisconsin Press, ) Anna George Meek is that rarest of birds, a "message" poet who's able to shut up and let the images do the talking. Even if the poems to be found in Acts of Contortion were simply pedestrian, mundane exercises in the art of poetry, that alone would make this book worth /5(2).

"Acts of Contortion is a first book of great urgency, a scorching protest against human suffering. I am deepened immeasurably by this work that struggles to make connections and transfigure losses, these beautifully made poems—contorted acts!—that hum with the music of compassion." —Edward Hirsch.

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Focusing on synthesis and interpretation and. Even if the poems to be found in Acts of Contortion were simply pedestrian, mundane exercises in the art of poetry, that alone would make this book worth reading, and possibly (it's still too early to tell) one of my best reads of But these poems are not pedestrian or mundane.

Contortion Definition: Dislocators. Dislocators are contortionists that can dislocate the joints in the body. While some are born with this ability, it is said in the contortion community that dislocation can be achieved once your body comes to a point of extreme hypermobility.

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Contortion acts often accompany acrobatics, circus acts, street performers and other live performing arts. Contortion acts are typically performed in front of a live audience.

An act will showcase one or more artists performing a. Henriques the contortionist bends his body into painful looking positions. British Pathé.

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Hire / Book a Contortionist. Contortion is a performance art in which performers called contortionists showcase their skills of extreme physical flexibility. Contortion acts often accompany acrobatics, circus acts, street performers and other live performing arts.

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We have a variety of ground and aerial acts to choose from. All performers are highly cross trained to perform several acts. This saves money on airfare and lodging. We carry $2 million General Liability and Worker's Comp insurances.Email this Article. The notion of contortion was relatively popular as acrobatics in Slavic Europe and grew to a full exchange of ideas when the Mongolians "Came over" (invaded).

Also during the 's "posturers" or "pose makers" enjoyed popularity in taverns and as accesories to magic acts.