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Poetry. "before sleep the body's geometry brushes against surroundings--suitable to one this key unlocks. postcards from a museum trip, mirror shaped as apple, jar filled with ticket stubs--a loose index. assembled. resemblances match features to transient feeling in gut. turning-tossing. so the first home's memory, deteriorating as the body it informs"--from the text. Bor ...more
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Published May 15th 2008 by Burning Deck (first published 2008)
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Jun 11, 2008 W.B. rated it it was amazing
This is a book worth seeking out.

Dwelling is a chamelonic, world-reflective text in the phenomenological tradition of poets like Rosmarie Waldrop and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge.

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But there's so much more to say, because the poems keep talking and morphing.

Dwelling is one of those words/concepts which haunts the consciousness that tries to pin it down. Consciousness IS one (or many) species of dwelling.

That valiant struggle gave us th
May 20, 2008 Carl rated it really liked it
prose poems with a different approach. gushes out beautiful language through a mesh strainer. like trying to remember the beginning of a song by forgetting the middle and the end. and vice versa. buy it, brothers.
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Born and raised in the Midwest, Heather C. Akerberg resides in Omaha, Neb. She has taught English Composition, Creative Writing and Bookmaking, as well as Cognitive Skills. Heather is a freelance writer and bookkeeper. In 2002, she graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Brown University. In addition, Ms. Akerberg has a bachelor’s degree from the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University. ...more
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