By Rebecca Lindenberg
Regarding her function in Arnold’s tale, Lindenberg writes with clear-eyed humility and endearing dignity: The lady with the ink-stained enamel / understands she’s recognized / in a tiny, tragic method. / She’s now not / daft, after all.” after which later, playfully, of her travels in Italy with the poet, her lover: The carabinieri / desired to comprehend if there have been bears / in our a part of the USA. sure, we stated, / many bears. Man-eating bears? definite, in fact, / many man-eating bears.” each poem during this assortment bursts with humor, pathos, verveand an completely special, soulful voice.
This broadly expected debut, already chosen as a finalist for numerous well-known booklet awards, marks the 1st assortment within the newly minted McSweeney’s Poetry sequence. MPS is an imprint which seeks to put up a vast variety of fine new poetry collections in exquisitely designed hardcoverspoetry that’s helpful and significant to an individual in any stroll of life.
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Love, an Index (McSweeney's Poetry Series) by Rebecca Lindenberg