By Laura Mullen
Laura Mullen’s fourth assortment is a chain of superbly interrelated poems that explores tips on how to correctly signify the truth of swap and loss. Mullen pinpoints what's at stake: the opportunity of verbal exchange and connection—and the desire of intimacy. Invoking Wordsworth’s "I wandered lonely as a cloud," she pushes experiments in realization opposed to their limitations in an array of poetic kinds. Poetic tropes are measured opposed to ordinary phenomena as Mullen examines what "witness" may possibly suggest within the context of the aftermath of storm Katrina, the disasters of capitalism to influence social justice, the homicide of James Byrd in Texas, the private lack of a mom determine, and a disintegrating love affair.
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Wallace Stevens, in his poem “A Postcard from the Volcano,” writes, “left what we felt / at what we observed. ” Patricia Clark’s attractive fourth poetry assortment, Sunday emerging, is stuffed with such moments, rigorously wrought and mined for his or her resonance. Haunting human types upward thrust from the underworld, looking to speak, eager for connection.
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Dark Archive (New California Poetry) by Laura Mullen