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Rooms and Their Airs

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Drawn from the environments of northern Vermont and the South of France, the poems in Rooms and Their Airs explore the interface of the human and natural worlds, further eroding that distinction with each poem. The verse here merges subject and object, often giving voice to natural phenomena — a vernal pool, a fossil, a beam of light. These poems sparkle with humor, sophis ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 7th 2009 by Milkweed Editions (first published April 1st 2009)
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Kasey Jueds
Jun 24, 2011 Kasey Jueds rated it really liked it
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Mysterious and beautiful--the way these poems are organized on the page makes them feel full of air and breath and silence. Some--especially a few early on in the book--seem absolutely perfect to me. Others I couldn't quite find my way into... but that's probably me rather than them. Best to read this book in one sitting, when you can be as quiet as the poems ask you to be.
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I wasn't a fan of her writing sytle. Her line placements were extremely distracting.
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