Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Carnal World” as Want to Read:
Carnal World
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Carnal World

3.55  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The poems of Terri Witek's second book include memorable suites on painting and painters and the notorious Sitwell family. Witek is an expert at peeling back layer after layer of experience to catch a glimpse of the submerged mysteries. "A little blonde is the hardest thing in the world to dress
though pastels bring up her skin like certain glazes
and she's at her best in
...more
paperback, 82 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Story Line Press, Inc.
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Carnal World, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Carnal World

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-17 of 17)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
S.W. Gordon
Nov 16, 2013 S.W. Gordon rated it liked it
These ekphratic poems prefer "the quiver of a questionable mark over plain truth." December (The Hunt) evoked vivid images in my mind. Reading Terri Witek is like a leisurely stroll through the D'Orsay with your eyes closed---if that makes any sense. Witek's imagination, turn of phrase and diction are commendable. She has a unique ability to break the surface and completely immerse herself in art while I can only dip my toe.
Signe
Oct 13, 2011 Signe rated it it was ok
none of these poems surprised me.
Charlotte
Charlotte marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2016
Will
Will marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2016
Thing Two
Thing Two marked it as to-read
May 16, 2015
George
George rated it it was ok
Mar 27, 2015
Agnes Marton
Agnes Marton rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2015
Dana Byerwalter
Dana Byerwalter marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2015
Katie
Katie added it
Dec 26, 2012
Carly
Carly marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2012
Tomás
Tomás rated it it was amazing
May 15, 2012
Robin Kemp
Robin Kemp rated it it was amazing
Feb 03, 2012
Lisa
Lisa rated it really liked it
May 27, 2009
Anne
Anne rated it liked it
Jun 09, 2009
Clint
Clint rated it really liked it
Nov 14, 2008
Joseph
Joseph rated it it was ok
Jul 09, 2008
Theresa
Theresa rated it it was amazing
Apr 15, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Terri Witek (born Therese Ann Damm in Sandusky, Ohio) is a U.S. poet. Her collections include Exit Island (2012), The Shipwreck Dress (2008), a Florida Book Award winner; Carnal World (2006); Fools and Crows (2003); and Courting Couples (2000), a Center for Book Arts Prize winner. She is also the author of Robert Lowell and Life Studies: Revising the Self. Throughout her career she has worked with ...more
More about Terri Witek...

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »