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On the Kitchen Table from Which Everything Has Been Hastily Removed

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New work from America's wildest poet of the self. These are confessional poems which refuse to confess, which use language as both screen and blade as they continually ask: Who is this "I"? Can the "I" write itself to truth? Join her as she tries to find out.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Hollyridge Press
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Prepare for the 2010 Poets Forum in New York City (October 28-30) by reading Davis's newest book of poetry, and check out the Poets Forum 2010 bookshelf for the latest collections by each of the poets participating in the Poets Forum. Happy reading!
Jesi Brubaker
I love her play on words. It is quite delightful, I just wish I could get away with it. Not sure if I could pull it off. This book was sexy and sad at the same time.
Susan
This one for me is disappointing given that I love her other work. There's something a bit too precious about the diction and syntax.
Allison
I'd probably give this chapbook a 3 if it weren't for the awesome Francesca sonnets.
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American poet Olena Kalytiak Davis was born in 1963. She is the author of two poetry collections: 'And Her Soul Out Of Nothing' and 'Shattered Sonnets, Love Cards, And Other Off-And-Back Handed Importunities.'

Her first book won the Brittingham Prize. Her other honors include a a 1996 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award in poetry, and a 2004 Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry.

Her poems have been publ
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