HomeIDEYA: Journal of Humanitiesvol. 1 no. 2 (2000)

Zero Gravity and the Properties of Light: Eric Gamalinda’s Zero Gravity

Marjorie Evasco

Discipline: Literature



Zero Gravity

Eric Gamalinda

Maine: Alice James Books, 1999

78 pages


As a whole, what Gamalinda seems to be doing in this collection is to evoke that point in the loop of the imagination's flight when alI bodily weight is, of a sudden, not anymore subject to the pull of gravity. The

book's title poem brings us into the heart of this creative concept which is so brilliantly executed in 34 poems.