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What Space This Body
by J.C. Todd
A collection of sensual poems about bonds between people, the oneness of marriage partners, and the ties between the author and the natural world.
Paperback, 92 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by Wind Publications
(first published 2008)
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This is a rare gem from a local author (Philadelphia). She does an excellent job balancing the aspects of poetry while keeping her writing relevant and artistic. From the first piece, “Pissing,” I was enthralled and read the work in five long sittings. Though many of her poems benefit from second and third readings, reading them at a fast clip taking in the surface language is fun too. Stylistically, Todd is closest to Billy Collins, but she is distinct, bringing forth a feminine mystic and ...more