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Rain: The Poetry Book

«My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery: always buzzing, humming, soaring, roaring, diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?» 
─Virginia Woolf


Rain, the Poetry Book. 
Front Cover Photograph by peruvian artist José Carlos Orrillo /
Back Cover Photograph: Self-Portrait by ©Karina Luz Bocanegra




 At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.
poet David Novoa giving extravagant introduction


At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.


Poet Karina reading «Pragmatic reasons to why I write or Art Manifesto.»
At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.


Poet Karina reading «Pragmatic reasons to why I write or Art Manifesto.»
At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.


Peruvian writer Cesar Olivares presenting Rain, the Poetry Book 
and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.


(Left to right: renowed peruvian writer Bethoven Medina,  poet Karina Bocanegra, 
awarded peruvian writer Cesar Olivares and musician Gabriel).
At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.
Trujillo-Perú, 2010


(Left to right: renowed peruvian writer Bethoven Medina,  poet Karina Bocanegra, 
awarded peruvian writer Cesar Olivares and musician Gabriel).
At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.
Trujillo-Perú, 2010



(Left to right: renowed peruvian writer Bethoven Medina,  poet Karina Bocanegra, 
awarded peruvian writer Cesar Olivares).
At the Presentation of Rain, the Poetry Book and Prosternación, the Nouvelle.
Trujillo-Perú, 2010



Poet Karina signing books.
Art Coffee Gallery "Mixturas".
Photo: Luis Cabrera Vigo




Five or six years ago, I was rainig in my bedroom instead of closing my eyes and die with the night; I couldn't stop the water drops from falling all the way to my notebook. I threw fragments of my soul out, with the dawn crashing against my face. After a few hours, I realized I had a book.
I decided to publish the Rain, to make it real and possible for somebody to drown into my waterfalls and, with luck, help the reader find his/own water.
When I look back to those memories, I realize it will never stop raining.






Some verses from the book:


(...) Theartwillspreadaroundtheworldandoureyeswillopentogetherinacloseshaveof wonder

WONDERING
AROUND the bathroom

Shame

Cleanthemind
Stopfate
One makeshisownwind

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Words will not fit in waves of suns
Claps
Wandering world
Poetry is more than shouting a screaming note

(...)





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Special thanks to photographer Victor Hugo Bazan Cabanillas and poet Luis Cabrera Vigo for taking these pictures.
Rain is not currently available. I am planning on publishing a second edition.




Did you read it?
Write about the Rain.
Send your thoughts about 
Rain, the Poetry Book to
planetadelfico@gmail.com





Literary Gathering "Poesía de Miércoles",
Presentation of the books "Prosternación" and "Rain" by Karina Luz
Invited presenters: Bethoven Medina Sánchez and César Olivares
Moderator: David Novoa 
(Mixturas Café Bar - Trujillo, 2010)



© Karina Luz
© 2017

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