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"Adamantine bristles with taut, startling language that continues to yield surprises even after readers realize that they are at serious play within the fields of the human heart, a realm in which 'we must know when to give in.'"–Carolyne Wright

"How wise of her to know that what is adamantine is the open heart. Fearless seeing, ancient mutterings on contemporary pathways a...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by White Pine Press (first published September 1st 2010)
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Adamantine by Shin Yu Pai
(Buffalo, NY: White Pine Press, 2010)
Paper, 96 pp.: $14.00 ISBN 978-1-935210-18-4.

Published in Inlandia: A Literary Journey, Winter 2011

Adamantine is Shin Yu Pai’s eighth collection of poems. Early in this collection, in her poem “Blind Spot”, we find the speaker at a crosswalk. After the signal has changed to green, the speaker looks back “at the man poised at the street // crossing, long after / the light has gone green” only to then see “the round sticker affixed // t...more
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