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Award-winning poet Jill Alexander Essbaum takes her reader on a three-day journey through death and grief. Filled with her trademark sensuality and humor, here Essbaum also addresses issues of faith, fiercely questioning God while also trusting in the promise of resurrection.
Paperback, 88 pages
Published June 30th 2008 by neoNuma Arts
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JAE split me open with her thumb . . . I could read these poems again and again (and will). She combines the fierce, pious doubt of Vassar Miller with the irreverence and wit of Dorothy parker. I hate mash-up comparisons like that, but IT TRUE. It true.
Jill Alexander Essbaum's publications include the full-length collections Heaven, Harlot, and Necropolis, and a chapbook of sonnets, Oh Forbidden. Her poems have appeared in religious journals, hoity-toity journals, online journals, formalist journals, and erotic publications. She is obsessed with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, her five cats, puns, sex, Old Time Radio, and God. And: Words. An an ass...moreMore about Jill Alexander Essbaum...