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Shoulder Season

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews

“In Ange Mlinko’s Shoulder Season observation and metaphor are always on edge. . . . The poems are at once formally engaged, playful, and disturbing. It’s a wild ride and a great read.”—Rae Armantrout

With a title that plays upon “shouldering” one’s burden, this equally fanciful and hard-hitting collection captures the uncertainties and economic turmoil of twenty-first-

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Paperback, 82 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Coffee House Press (first published 2010)
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Martha Silano
Apr 02, 2011 Martha Silano rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Mlinko's verse is always surprising, pleasingly cerebral yet feeling-full. I enjoyed this book immensely and continue to re-read my fav poems from it. Highly recommended.
Amy
Oct 16, 2014 Amy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
Gorgeous poems, at once both formal & wayward. Think John Ashbery writing in terza rima.
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Aug 14, 2010 Aaron Belz rated it it was amazing
I just reviewed this awesome book for Comment. I'll post a link on my blog when it's up.
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Apr 20, 2013 mel burkeet rated it it was ok
some poems are fascinating, most are meticulously disjoined, angular, & forced.
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A lovely, synesthetic poetic cup of tea. Well steeped.
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