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In her second book, Open Slowly, Kate Light carries on her standard of wise, witty poems on living, loving, and making sense of the two. She takes a pragmatic approach to relationships, attractions, and the bodies that contain them. A classically trained violinist, Light brings an understanding of rhythm and lyricism to her work that resonates in her formal yet accessible ...more
Paperback, 59 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Zoo Press
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Light handles the formal requirements very deftly, but I admit there were times when the serious moments in the poems seemed overwhelmed by a kind of rhyming flippancy that created distance just when it was least wanted.
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