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Poetry. Beth Gylys is a poet that people will remember and BODIES THAT HUM is going to be an auspicious debut collection. Her subject is an ordinary one, love and its discontents, but her music is extraordinary with the toughness of Carolyn Kizer and Dorothy Parker mixed into a loneliness that feels -- it sounds very different! -- like Emily Dickinson. Hers is an improvisa ...more
Paperback, 71 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Silverfish Review Press
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I was really impressed with the villanelles in this book, and with the humor. The poems explore, in ways that made me see myself in some not always comfortable ways, relationships and sexuality. It's a good book of poems.
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