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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
The poems in this dark and hopeful book evoke a ghostly quality, as if reaching for the ethereal might make the tangible more vital, as if we must always bring along our ghosts. Strange elements float in this suspension: cake and pliers, dragonflies and faucets, creation and keys. The hands-on material of these poems rushes forward all at once, lifted and hurled by the sen ...more
Paperback, First, 100 pages
Published March 2012 by h_ngm_n bks
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When my son saw the cover of this book he said, "You like poems about moths that are eating your clothes?" And if Laurie Saurborn Young's poems are, in fact, poems about moths eating clothes then, yes, I like such poems very much.

Also, get your hands on a copy of Patriot, her chapbook published by Forklift, Ink. ( It is her best work ever, in my humble opinion. In it she quotes Morrissey and Mötley Crüe. And there is a picture of her dog on the cover. I
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