Blind Huber

Blind Huber

Award-winning poet Nick Flynn takes readers into the dangerous and irresistible center of the hive

I sit in a body & think of a body, I picture

Burnens' hands, my words

make them move. I say, plunge them into the hive,

& his hands go in.-from "Blind Huber"

Blindness does not deter François Huber-the eighteenth-century beekeeper-in his quest to learn about bees through their behavior. Through an odd, but productive arrangement, Huber's assistant Burnens becomes his eyes,… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (June 02, 2015)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English

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