By Méira Cook
A attention-grabbing, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.
In this cutting edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender girl, is a personality being written through an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written via one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. consistently witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light in contact, the publication is an interesting exploration of great matters: early life and age; lifestyles, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it really is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a kind of chapbook chatting with all of the others and rounding out an extended poem of significant freshness. A Walker within the urban is extraordinary, the most unique books Brick has ever published.
Read or Download A Walker in the City PDF
Similar women's poetry books
A virtuoso polyvocal correspondence with the day-by-day information, historic scripture and modern idea that places the continuing clash in Israel/Palestine firmly within the crosshairs, Neighbour approach sees Zolf gather an arsenal of poetic systems and phrases borrowed from a forged of not going neighbours, together with Mark Twain, Dadaist Marcel Janco, blogger-poet Ron Silliman and girls on the gymnasium.
Ya period tarde es una compilación de poemas de Aline Pettersson. l. a. obra se caracteriza por un lenguaje sutil que guía al lector a través de las diferentes situaciones que están trazadas en los versos, al tiempo que refleja los angeles pericia de los angeles autora, así como su habilidad para observar detenidamente el mundo que nos rodea.
Ghost & Butterflies is set the previous and the longer term. approximately how the previous can hang-out us and the way the long run could be a attractive transformation. So we could sit and discuss Ghosts & Butterflies
Named a finalist for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry as the most effective works via a northern California poet released in 2016I love those poems, love how they sweep me alongside, sweep me up into the hands of the type of longing that turns out unsayable, untranslatable, very unlikely to explain in any language, with any words—the phrases turning again into breath, as this poet says, as she creates the feel of that longing, itself, in phrases, in those sometimes-breathless strains, occasionally opposed to the restraint of shape, the candy soreness of rhyme, creating that experience of urgency that’s so like hope, itself, and the feel of hazard that infuses even the private excitement, specially the inner most excitement.
- Brain Fever: Poems
- Monkey Ranch
- Von Klarheit und anderen Irrtümern: Gedichte (Edition Cittador) (German Edition)
Additional resources for A Walker in the City