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Twang

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Twang

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Poetry. In Laressa Dickey's TWANG readers are offered the increasing power of the voice and the danger of one's words being used against them. As the book's speaker works with healing plants she learns that what can save you can also cause you to wr...

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Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown
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Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown

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Poetry. The general theme of this book, and a number of its individual poems, is that love and language create community. There is little self- reference and confession. Set in Gloucester, New York, or Paris, in Panama or Newtown, the poems come fro...

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The Transit of Venus

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The Transit of Venus

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Poetry. In Firer's poems, place, often the western shore of Lake Michigan, provides an imagistic and sonic landscape in which language explores the 'empire of skin' with its daily happinesses and sorrows, gifts and losses. Often blue light illuminat...

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DRONE
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DRONE

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Poetry. Winner of the 2015 Backwaters Prize. DRONE is a lyric meditation on modern warfare, in our technological and digital age. Written from a variety of perspectives and personas, it explores the human, animal, personal, and domestic aspects of t...

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I Have Nothing to Say About Fire
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I Have Nothing to Say About Fire

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Poetry. "When I read Marge Saiser's poetry I feel I am in the presence of someone whose heart beats in rhythm with mine. I recognize the situations, the people, and the world she presents in these poems, but in Saiser's adept hands all things famili...

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The Daughter's Almanac
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The Daughter's Almanac

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Poetry. "With unflinching stanzas threaded through with grief's relentless lyric, THE DAUGHTER'S ALMANAC is a masterwork, a deftly crafted illustration of the myriad ways beauty collides with pain. Succinct and utterly memorable, these poems take ho...

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Wakpa Wanagi Ghost River
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Wakpa Wanagi Ghost River

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Poetry. Native American Studies. "These poems are 'porcupine quills,' beautiful and sharp. They draw blood. They make me laugh and cry. I love this book."—Sherman Alexie, Poet, fiction writer, screenwriter "Trevino Brings Plenty's poetry 'ignites a ...

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To Live in Autumn
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To Live in Autumn

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Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Women's Studies. "Zeina Hashem Beck crafts a multifaceted portrait of the people and the streets of Beirut. Part love-letter, part elegy, Hashem Beck's debut collection keeps the city from becoming 'a shadow of a memo...

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Insofar as Heretofore
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Insofar as Heretofore

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Poetry. "Culture's cloud chamber and its millions of random vectors drive Aaron Anstett's INSOFAR AS HERETOFORE. 'Whatever scintillants' he calls them in 'One Theory,' an exclamation that's half- prayer and half come-and-get-me bravado. The poems ca...

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Come Now
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Come Now

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Poetry. "In COME NOW, Rodger Gerberding reminds us of just how necessary the modernist's dogged desire to employ everything in the world: philosophies, myths, ideologies, art, snippets of conversation, jokes, the detritus of popular culture, to lyri...

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Bulrushes
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Bulrushes

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Poetry. "The figure of the infant Moses-child of slavery, exile, captivity; lying in an ark of woven bulrushes 'daubed... with slime'—is the figure for this remarkable collection. 'Bring on the damn swans,' the book begins,as poem by poem it strips ...

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The Map of What Happened
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The Map of What Happened

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Poetry. "I want a book of poems to act like a genuine book and not just a miscellany of the poet's most recent work willy-nillied between covers. Susan Elbe's THE MAP OF WHAT HAPPENED is just such a thoughtful, integrated collection, lovingly (and, ...

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The Untidy Season: An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets
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The Untidy Season: An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Edited by Heidi Hermanson, Liz Kay, Jen Lambert, and Sarah McKinstry-Brown. The four editors of THE UNTIDY SEASON, each an accomplished poet in her own right, searched for poems of clarity, honesty, passion, and brilliance. ...

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Mrs. Belladonna's Supper Club Waltz
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Mrs. Belladonna's Supper Club Waltz

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Poetry. African American Studies. "MRS. BELLADONNA'S SUPPER CLUB WALTZ contains work that is a rarity in American literature: a trilogy of prose poems. Charles Fort explores the Other through the use of an elaborate persona. 'Darvil,' he notes, is a...

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Stray Cat Blues
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Stray Cat Blues

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Poetry. "If one reads enough Hal Sirowitz poems, the whole world seems to become material for poetry. That is part of the gift of his work.... Sirowitz's poetry is a celebration of ordinary life, and in its own way may signal the most radical democr...

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