SWE>ENG translation of Fredrik Nyberg's début collection A Different Practice [En annorlunda praktik], published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2007. Published in the original in 1998 by Nordstedts Förlag.
Showing the influences of Ashbery, Roubaud, and Susan Howe, Nyberg’s quiet but forceful poems contend with the difficulties of using poetry as a form of remembrance. Through the transcription of memory, the collection creates its own fluid, mysterious, and startlingly intimate sense of time.
Praise for A Different Practice
The poem for Nyberg serves as a medium in which life is sifted, sorted, examined, and pulled through... Nyberg is confident enough to present the poem not as if it is mediating an experience, but as if it is the event itself.