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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  1 review
This book is an intoxicating medicine garden where we learn to make connections through a myriad of small disjunctions, swallowing poems in doses like a set of morning pills. In lie down too, our journey is central, and the world—recast through the non sequitur of grief, through repetition and cycle—eventually allows all life to be born anew.


Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 3rd 2011 by Alice James Books (first published April 1st 2011)
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Lesle Lewis
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(Farmington, ME: Alice James Books, 2011)

A beautiful, odd little book, in which poetic line has been superseded by the sentence: single sentences held apart from others or little cliques of sentences masquerading as paragraphs. Lewis’s sentences brush up against both white space and one another in a sort of supple ricochet of associative sense sometimes tied together by syntactic echoes, sometimes by reason, a gentle surrealism, or a soft wash of humor, as in my favorite,
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