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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
64 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by Burning Deck (first published 2008)
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W.B.
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.

I reviewed this on my blog:

http://www.joebrainardspyjamas.blogsp...

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
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Carl
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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