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The platonic blow

by W. H. Auden

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Published by Printed by the Fuck You Press for the World Gobble Grope Fellowship in New York City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdesigned & published, zapped & ejaculated by two legendary editors and poets at a secret location in the Lower East Side ...
The Physical Object
Pagination[12] p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17014439M

The New Yorker, April 8, P. Ellen, a thirty-two year old high school music teacher is in the process of getting a divorce from her lawyer husband. She has dinner with him in a restaurant. Platonic love, a supremely affectionate relationship between human beings in which sexual intercourse is neither desired nor practiced. In this sense, it most often refers to a heterosexual relationship. It may also be used to cover that stage of courtly love in which sexual intercourse is indefinitely postponed.

  Contains the most gripping erotic poetry: ‘The Platonic Blow’ by W. H. Auden, (poem) Reminds him of his Mum: Unspecified poems of .   A friendship attraction, or connection devoid lust is a bona fide bond, and science suggests it does exist. A study published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships found bonds between men and women are changing, with both men and women in cross-sex friendships more often seeing each other as friends or confidants rather than.

"Deciding that there ought to be one in the Auden corpus" -- his choice of the noun is deliberate -- "I am writing a purely pornographic poem, The Platonic Blow," he told [friend and collaborator Author: Andrew Belonsky.   Platonic love can be sturdy, unwavering, and unfazed. It may take a lot to shake up a platonic relationship. All the surprises in the world could pop up, but this relationship may stay the : Jamie Leelo.


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Poem. The syncopated poem runs to 34 stanzas of four lines, with an ABAB rhyming scheme. Platonisch pijpen/the Platonic Blow; by Auden, W. H., vertaling, Gevert Petersen; nawoord, Ron Mooser and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at COVID Resources.

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The Platonic Blow, by W. Auden. It was a spring day, a day for a lay, when the air Smelled like a locker-room, a day to blow or get blown; Returning from lunch I turned my corner and there On a near-by stoop I saw him standing alone.

I glanced as I advanced. The clean white T-shirt outlined. “The Platonic Blow” highlights the sexual climate of the time, which was becoming much more open than the the one Whitman knew.

The poem is blunt, crass and beautifully written, and it seems to say that sex does not need the nation. It can exist outside the confines of politics and borders. Whitman saw sex and the nation as being. We both loved the book The Perks of Being A Wallflower and cried during the movie when it came out in theaters.

When he and his now ex-girlfriend had a blow-out he called to just have someone sit on the phone with him in silence.

By definition, we were friends. But, to me, it was also love. It was a certain type of romance. It was platonic. The Platonic Blow and My Epitaph W. Auden Orchises Press Washington, DC (c) A number of years ago now I had a copy of this tiny booklet containing two poems.

It was published in by Orchises Press which at the time was located in Washington, DC. The Press is now firmly located in Alexandria, VA just south as the river flows. "According to persistent rumour the poem generally knows as 'The Platonic blow' was written by Auden in under the stylistic influence of Charles Williams.

The poem appears to have circulated in typescript copies, one of which came into the hands of Mr. Ed Sanders, who printed it in his magazine 'Fuck you / a magazine of the arts'.

Platonic love definition is - love conceived by Plato as ascending from passion for the individual to contemplation of the universal and ideal. I am not in a book club right now, but it seems like it’s my responsibility, now that I’ve experienced the platonic ideal of a book club, to start my own on the same principles.

That might just have to be my new project. Buy The Platonic Blow by Auden, W.H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

His poem “The Platonic Blow” is the dirtiest verse written since Rochester I can’t even talk about it here. Let’s just say it makes mincemeat of Updike’s dainty secretarial : Dan Chiasson. Book Condition: Our books will blow your mind. Some overall wear from reading, has a few creases.

Although the contents of this book (a brief introduction to Neoplatonism followed by annotated extracts from Plotinus, Porphyry, Iamblichus, and Proclus) are excellent and of very real value, the poor printing and stiff binding make it very /5(4). Platonic love (often lower-cased as platonic) is a type of love, or close relationship, that is is named after Greek philosopher Plato, though the philosopher never used the term ic love as devised by Plato concerns rising through levels of closeness to wisdom and true beauty from carnal attraction to individual bodies to attraction to souls, and eventually, union.Platonic love synonyms, Platonic love pronunciation, Platonic love translation, English dictionary definition of Platonic love.

a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; - a.This is when two characters have been friends for a long time, and share a closeness like that of a married couple.

Occasionally, there are individuals who assume the duo are married or dating, or try to set them up as a couple. However, the duo is perfectly happy just being friends and the lack of sexual attraction is reasons behind this vary.