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"Donora Hillard has mutilated the most pernicious stupidities of organized thought into a series of poems brilliant beyond any weaker instincts of faith." - Sean Kilpatrick
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Published June 2008 by Maverick Duck Press (first published 2006)
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Things that cling, post-Exhibition:
the leather, the heels, the grammar.

the dualities of the museum/display theme is ostensibly at play with both the object, and the poem. and, certainly there is a tinge of self-recognition in shooting the artist first.

hillard deftly utilizes snippets of real conversation, emphasizing the way women can speak and hear at the same time--research shows women can aurally process 4 conversations at once-- amidst the way one can reflect, even project, oneself through...more
Kat Dixon
The first time I read this, I was on an airplane and knew the airplane would never land. The second time I read this, I became more noticeably a woman.

This collection is standupsitdown good.
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Donora Hillard is the author of The Aphasia Poems (S▲L, 2014), Covenant (Gold Wake Press, 2012), and other collections of poetry and hybrid text. Her work appears in Hint Fiction (W.W. Norton & Company), Monkeybicycle, Pedagogy, Women in Clothes (Penguin), and elsewhere. The projects she has been involved in have been featured by CNN, Lybba, MSNBC, and the Poetry Foundation. She teaches medica...more
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