By Rae Armantrout
In precisely asserting, unbelievable or even untenable audio system are in brief constituted—only to vanish. the result's half carnival, half nightmare. A tv pundit’s rhetoric segues into an strange succulent with writhing maroon tongues. while the area without notice turns into legible, is that revelation or psychosis? during this ebook, the voice of the Lord and/or the voice of the safety country can come from wherever. the matter of id turns into acute. The poems in precisely asserting should be imagined as chimeras, creatures that seem while previous differences holiday down and components mostly saved separate mix in new methods. the following Armantrout either concerns (as a puppy concerns a bone) and celebrates the groundless fecundity of being and of language.
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It is going everything’s a metaphor for sensation. concerning the writer Rae Armantrout is a professor of writing and literature on the college of California, San Diego, and the writer of 11 books of poetry, such a lot lately cash Shot (2011) and Versed (2009). The latter used to be offered the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.