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The New Intimacy

4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Barbara Cully's first book of poems winner of the 1996 National Poetry Series Open Competition is a lyrical rebuttal to the administered reality. The book's strengths are the application of beautiful perceptual imagination, thoroughly modern language, its telescoping of history and the temporal, its political awareness, its acute descriptions of the erotic, and its confron ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Penguin Books
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This is a beautiful collection. She's an exciting poet to read--her lines feel like discoveries, and the poems are both intellectual and sensual. Good stuff, especially the last third of the book.
Mar 07, 2008 Anna rated it 5 of 5 stars
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