By Sam Sax
In this powerful debut collection, sam sax explores and explodes the linkages among wish, habit, and the background of psychological health and wellbeing. those courageous, officially dexterous poems study antiquated diagnoses and methods from hysteria to lobotomy; provide meditations on dicy intercourse; and take in the poet’s own and kin histories as psychological healthiness sufferers and practitioners. Ultimately, Madness attempts to construct a queer lineage out of inherited language and cultural artifacts; those poems hassle the static different types of sanity, heterosexuality, masculinity, normality, and healthiness. sax’s cutting edge assortment embodies the unusual and disjunctive workings of the brain because it grapples to make feel of the area round it.
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Madness (National Poetry Series) by Sam Sax