Fervor: Poems from the East Village, 2005-2007
Poetry. FERVOR: POEMS FROM THE EAST VILLAGE is a celebratory exploration of the rituals of love, loss, and desire. The collection sifts through the inner emotional landscape of the development of romance through chivalry and gender dynamics, following the destruction, mourning, and healing as relationships grow, change, and end. The urban textures of New York both amplify...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Pleasure Boat Studio
(first published 2008)
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Lyrical, passionate, personal and striking. The book is a wonderful journey into love and out again, a spiralling exploration of inner and outer landscape. The whole thing is amazing, and individual lines resonate strongly -- "be careful not to over-orient. you will change." "love is a choice/ and must continue to be chosen in order to sustain," "growth requires the temporary suspension of security." The best poetry I've read since Lisa Gill's last book came out. Highly reccomended.